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Does Workout Cause Vaginal Dryness

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Menopause usually occurs in women at 38-58 years of age because of natural changes occurring in the body, including the declining production of estrogen. Symptoms of menopause include heavier or abnormal periods, hot flashes, and vaginal dryness. Some studies have suggested that women with HIV may experience menopause earlier than HIV-negative women. This may be due to one or more of many factors including anemia, decreased hormone...
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Using P90x After -workout Formula

Yes I would like to know if it's safe to use p90x after work drink, while taking Atripla for my Hiv/hep b condition? It contains Vitamins 60/A, 750/C, 500/E,30/B6,30/B12. 5% Calcium, 30% of Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Niacin. 7% Phosphorus, and 60%...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I doubt that the creatine/vitamin/aminoacid supplement would have any effect on Sustiva blood levels. But this is a speculation since no interaction studies have been performed with creatine. Just make sure that you take Atripla at least 2 hours... Read more »

Workout Supplements

I'm HIV and in therapy. In the gym the trainer recommend me these products:1. GNC Pro performance Amp(Protein Powder with 60g in 3 scoops). 2. MuscleTech Intra Vol (Muscle Growth Amplifier)3. Max GXL (Vitamins)Are they good for me?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I have no idea. One may be a whey protein, the second probably an arginine rich one with stimulants and creatine, and the third just a multivitamin. I tell people with HIV not to buy products from GNC and big stores since they have no idea about... Read more »

post workout fatigue

hello,i was diagnosed with hiv about a year ago with a cd4 cell count 111 and now it is up to 278. im currently on douvir and efavir. everytime i go to the gym the next day i feel very tired and this fatigue can last for days. im very aware of over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Begin by optimizing your diet and making sure you are getting enough rest. (Efavirenz can cause sleep disturbances.) Try a mild daily exercise program. Begin with walking, cycling or swimming. Then add in minimal resistance weight training (low... Read more »

Workout and AST level

My liver test came back with my liver AST level risen to 540 and alt to 205.4 days prior to my test I started my first gym session with a personal trainer. He worked me out so much that I almost fainted. could this high level of AST be related to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Interesting and important question.I would ask your doctor if he/she could "add on" a test for CPK.This is a test of muscle enzymes. If this is very high, it is certainly possible that this could be an explanation for your increased liver function... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...exercise. In fact, it's best to wait up to 2 hours after a full meal before an exercise session. Also, wait about an hour after a workout before you eat your next meal. Having a small snack like an apple or small peanut butter sandwich on... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or... Read more »
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Lipo in the abdomen and abs workout?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 1 Reply
Hey guys I am posting for my best friend. He works religiously ( gym rat ) on his body at the gym. He wants to know if even though he works his abs like crazy can lipo still occur? Can it be combatted by doing strenuous ab routine? Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

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Lipo in the abdomen and abs workout?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 1 Reply
...guys I am posting for my best friend. He works out religiously at the gym. However, he wants to know if even with a great abs workout can one still develop lipo in the abs? Even following a hardcore abs workout? Any thoughts on this? Read more »