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Does A Person With Hiv Or Aids Take A Lot Of Pills

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Ask the Experts

Are diet pills less safe for HIV + people

I have never told anyone this, but I have been taking diet pills for a long time now... like 10 years; with the exception of when I was pregnant. I don't know if it's some kind of addiction or what, but I generally use the thermogenic fat burners....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The first thing you need to know is that you are wasting your money on "thermogenic fat burners." These "diet pills" are based on slick advertising campaigns, but are not supported by scientific evidence. The FDA does not review or monitor... Read more »


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »


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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

... Why Is Choosing an HIV Care Provider Important? Training and Experience Do You Have Similar Ideas About Treating HIV? The Provider-Patient Relationship Read more »
The Body

First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

... I'm here today with Shelley Singer of Los Angeles, California. Shelley was diagnosed in 1997, and she is a long-time HIV prevention educator and activist. Welcome, Shelley. Thank you. When you found out you were HIV positive in... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Body Features: Women & HIV

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women - First Person: Fortunata Kasege

...Kasege Age: 36 Home: Houston, Texas Diagnosed: 1997 Fortunata was diagnosed with HIV in 1997 while she was pregnant with her daughter. At the time, she had just emigrated from Tanzania to the United... Read more »
Connect With Others

Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
...Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a cure for HIV in these groups and The Body Experts seems to suggest how to live with it but do NOT discuss anything hopeful... Read more »


Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad stuff), I continue to show signs of enormous improvement... Read more »


Posted by polywog, 6 Replies
...friends that have had it 20 yearsor more, and yet it grips me, and i'm sure, others....I have another condition not related to HIV that I deal with like a trooper, but HIV really gets ahold of me. Why is this stigma so strong, and even... Read more »