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Circulatory System With AIDS

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

... HIV and Cardiovascular Disease Why Should People With HIV Care About CVD? What Causes CVD? How Do We Measure CVD Risk? How Can You Reduce the Risk of CVD? What About Changing Medications? HIV and Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular
Ask the Experts

HIV to AIDS immune system

Hello Dr. McGovern, can you tell me what changes occur in the immune system when an HIV patient becomes an AIDS patient?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...count less than 200 cells or the onset of a particular type of illness that suggests a weakened immune system. Please refer your HIV questions to the HIV forum. Read more »

Can EDTA or (chelation therapy), help advanced HIV patients with cardiovascular disease?

I would consider myself an experienced patient diagnosed 10 years ago, and probably living with this disease for 15 years. I have exhausted almost every treatment option, and have about two severe drug reactions, and about 70% resistense to earlier...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I haven't seen any published safety/outcomes data on use of EDTA therapy in the setting of HIV infection and significant cardiovascular disease with narrowing of the coronary arteries. Most patients I have treated with Isentress + Intelence... Read more »

Co-administration and contraindications of EDTA and HIV medications.

Dr. Henry,Thank you for your prompt response, last night, Feb, 28th, on my inquiry of alternative treatments for experienced HIV patients who suffer with cardiovascular side effects, but it appears that you 'skirt' around many of my specific...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...viewpoints have been summarized in four books: The Chelation Answer: How to Prevent Hardening of the Arteries and Rejuvenate Your Cardiovascular System (1982), by Morton Walker, D.P.M., and Garry Gordon, M.D.; Chelation Therapy: The Key to... Read more »

LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND EXERCISE

Gidday, My understanding is that in order for lymph to be realeased from the lymph nodes, it must be squeezed out through muscle contraction. Have I been misinformed or is this really the wasy it works? If this is the case, what are the pros and...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...destroys toxins, bacteria and abnormal cells and provides a transportation network for the cells of our immune system. Unlike the circulatory system which has the heart to pump the blood, the lymphatic system does not have a pump, and thus, the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cardiovascular Risk Influences Doctors' Treatment Decisions for HIV/AIDS Patients, Survey Says

...Smoking, antiretroviral therapy and family history are the top three risk factors for cardiovascular complications among HIV/AIDS patients, according to surveys of physicians and HIV patients published yesterday in a supplement Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...are also a couple ofsmall studies in HIV+ people showing that exercise decreased lipid levels.There are two types of exercise: cardiovascular (aerobic) and resistance(strength or weight training). Both can help improve the way your bodyprocesses... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...who will see you free of charge. (For more info, see TWPsheet on nutrition ). Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Aerobic, or cardiovascular exercise,is the kind of exercise that will help lower your lipid levels. It has beenfound to lower total... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...percent of all HIV and Aids cases in the US. The "graying of the Aids epidemic" has raised interest in the link between Aids and cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, diabetes, osteoporosis and depression, the Times reports. Cardiovascular... Read more »

For new ppl

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I thought is aw on an HIV needle but i didnt see the needle but i felt this pinch around my tailbone and after tht alittle while later i had some nausea Read more »

No Cure Yet?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...thinking and its something which i cant get out of my head, now much time and research has been gone into halting progression of hiv and even for a cure. And thanks to this research many drugs have been developed which do a good job of it... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »