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Can You Gain Weight With Hiv

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is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

Weight gain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
With so much fatigue I seemed to have gained at least 50 pounds. I wonder if taking a diet supplement will do more harm than good? If not, which one? Read more »

Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why is it so impossible for me to lose weight,I`ve been in the Wellness Program exercising for over a year and my Nutritionist placed me on a 1800 Calorie a day Diet,but my weight goes up and down,the only good thing about it is that I`m able to fit... Read more »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because a lot of hivers claim the same condition of weight gain... Read more »

Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed with AIDS in July of 2004 and have since been on Videx, Epivir and Kaletra. I have gained over 15 lbs. in the past couple of months and am just wanting information on what to expect from this. Is it normal to be heavy when taking... Read more »
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gaining weight but HIV positive

Dear Dris it healthy for an HIV person to gain too much weight. I was size 34 and now i am size 40. im not on ARV's yet. I even startend to exersize (gym) to loose some kilo's. What could be the course of gaining too much wait?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.It's not good to be overweight. There are increased risks of heart disease, diabetes and arthritis, just to name a few of the medical consequences. One way that us medics think about what's a good weight for you... Read more »

Can you gain weight being HIV+

I use to be around 170lb with a 30-31 inche waist. I got the FLU in April - May of 2002. I missed the gym for nearly 2-3 months (normally workout 4-5 days a week). Between the time I got better and Oct of 2002, I had gained a good 30 lb,...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
The first thing I would recommend is to make an appointment with your dietitian to go over your food intake and to estimate a healthy level to accomplish your goals. In this case, it is more likely to be an issue of calories than multivitamin... Read more »

weight gain and hiv

how do i gain weight when not on any hiv drugs, do i need to do endurance execises? ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You may want to read this recent post:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Current/Q209289.htmlnelson vergel... Read more »

Weight Gain in Cancer & HIV Patients.

I've noticed that there have been several others who have asked the question of how to gain/regain weight due to their HIV status. I, however, have both HIV and Cancer which has lowered my CD4 count. Even though I am undectectable, I am still...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
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After 17 Years on HIV Meds, It's Still Hard to Gain Weight

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Short-Term Weight Gain Associated With Increase in CVD and Diabetes Post-ART in HIV Cohort

A significant gain in weight, which commonly occurs shortly after individuals start their first antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen, could increase the risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes in people with HIV, according to an... Read more »
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