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Do People Who Have Hiv Gain Weight

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does it mean wen a person is HIV positive,there's no possibility of gaining weight

When a person is HIV positive,is there a possibility for the person to gain weight? What are the kind of food that would make an HIV patient look heathy.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...The average person who starts HIV treatment gains weight. Only those with uncontrolled HIV replication, infections, diarrhea, organ related issues, hormonal unbalance, decreased appetite Read more »

how to weight gain

How do i gain weight? i am on ARV and just loosing weight. Read more »

Daly menu plan fo an HIV positive lady to gain weight

Hello, I was wondering if you could possibly help me with providing a daily menu plan to gain... Read more »
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Overweight People With HIV See Lower CD4 Gain While on HIV Medications, Study Suggests

... Until the mid-1990s in the U.S., packing on a few extra pounds seemed like a good thing: It helped protect a person against the dangers of wasting and HIV's destructive effects on the immune system. But today, for people on potent HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Two-Thirds of HIV-Positive People in U.S. Overweight, Obese, Study Says

...progressed to AIDS were overweight or obese, the study found. The study did not find a connection between antiretroviral drugs and weight gain. Participants with weight gain put on an average of 13 pounds over 10 years, the study found. In... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...way people look, it can also be harmful to the health. No one is really sure what causes fat gain. Sometimes it happens when aperson puts on weight because of lack of exercise or getting older. However,fat gain may also be linked to the use of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...to a balanced diet. Treating changes in metabolism : Hormone treatments are being examined. Human growth hormone (Serostim) increases weight and lean body mass, while decreasing fat mass. However, it is extremely expensive, can cause serious... Read more »
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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 »

just a question?

Posted by schokoo
...just for wonder. does a person who is infected, but didnt tested yet, and dont know if he is infected or not, does he gain weight after 9 month, about 7 kilo? consider that, the person doesnt get hiv treatment or something does he still get gain... Read more »

how can i gain weight being positive

Posted by tracey, 1 Reply
...help is there any thing that i can take to gain weight and keep it on? has anyone ever taken a supplement called juven? DOES IT HELP YOU GAIN WEIGHT Read more »

Goods Labs but Feeling Like Crap

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 7 Replies
...improving largely due to being on Atripila. HOWEVER, my liver enzymes are up and my weight is up -- AGAIN. That's a 30 lb weight gain since I began meds in Aug. '07! I'm feeling & looking fat and having difficulty sleeping at night (and... Read more »