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Fatigue And Aids

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Housing Works

Is "AIDS Fatigue" Real? Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS Has Sharply Declined

Image from www.afa.org.sg . Earlier this week, we announced far and wide that Housing Works won a landmark case against New York City's second largest realtor, Manhattan Apartments, by proving that the brokers actively discriminated against... Read more »
Housing Works

Newsweek's Last Article on AIDS Breaks "AIDS Fatigue," but Is Racially & Historically Problematic

Image from thedailybeast.com. In the last printed issue of Newsweek magazine, which, after 80 years is now transitioning to an-all digital format, columnist David Ansen talks about the effects the AIDS pandemic had on artists throughout the... Read more »
Housing Works

Is "AIDS Fatigue" a Factor in Growing Infection Rates Among Gay, Bisexual, and MSM Youth?

Image from NPR.org. Lately I've been interested in the decreasing media coverage of HIV/AIDS issues and how widespread this trend has spread. Serendipitously, in a webinar I took this afternoon, Chris Fleisher, an award-winning health... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Disability, with Chronic Fatigue and Dementia plus Aids re-diagnosis

My question is this. In 95 I was granted disability due to having Hiv and my tcell count was like 560 or so and then viral load was not even thought of then. From then on and till now it goes up and down along with the present viral load of 14,000 I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll try to answer your questions but if my responses are not clear to you please write back and we'll keep trying! First of all you do have AIDS due to your T cell count falling below 200. Once that diagnosis is made it stays even if... Read more »

hiv/aids & fatigue

lately i sleep 8 hrs a night but feel as if i have only slept 2 or 3. what is the average amount of sleep someone with hiv should get?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately there is no magic number -- or even an average number -- of hours someone with HIV needs to get. It sounds as though you are more tired than usual. Fatigue is the most common complaint of all of us who are HIV positive. Finding the... Read more »

AIDS OR FEAR&STRESS AND FATIGUE

DEAR DOCTOR ROBERT. EXCUSE ME BUT I HAVE TO MAKE SOME CORRECTIONS TO CLARIFY MY PROBLEM. RECENTLY I WAS TOLD TO REPEAT THE TEST FOR HIV. MAY BEE I AM HIV POSITIVE. DURING THIS PERIOD (14 DAYS) I HAVE GREAT ADRENALIN SECRETION (TERROR) I AM GOING...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Buon Giorno Giordi,I think your fatigue and weakness are most likely related to stress and anxiety, while you await your HIV test result. I also don't think it's a good idea to try to "prevent" infections with the medications you... Read more »

HIV/AIDS, co-diagnosis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, antivirals, toxic chemical exposure.

I am a Registered Nurse working in Australia in health promotion, education, information and counselling for people with HIV. I have lived with symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome now for over ten years. My work indicates to me that there are...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for your comments. My experience with patients with symptoms of CFS and HIV has not shown any increased intolerance to antiviral medication (thus far). I agree that clinicians must have a more open mind about potential toxins as a cause... Read more »
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Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How would fatigue due to early HIV infection affect a person? Would one have no energy to engage in daily activities, active sports? Feel tired and sleep a lot earlier than usual?

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fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys-
I have heard lots about HIV and fatigue...when does this tiredness come into play? Soon after you contract HIV or not until you've had it for years? Thanks.

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NYC-Treatment study for fatigue

Posted by HIVNYCSTUDY
Does Fatigue Stop You From Working?

For HIV+ men and women with
severe and persistent fatigue that
interferes with working.


All eligible participants see a psychiatrist regularly.
Four weeks of Nuvigil (armodafinil), plus goal-oriented counseling once... Read more »

tired and fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
How does being tired and fatigued involve HIV ? and when does these two weird acts start to take effect on your life when you contract the virus ? Read more »