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Hearing Aids For Dementia Patients

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AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...Sheet 555 for more information. Central nervous system (CNS) problems include depression and problems with sleeping, balance, walking, thinking, and memory. In the early years of AIDS these were all called "HIV-Associated Dementia." However, a broader range of problems is showing up at present. This is now called HIV-associated Neurological Disturbances (HAND), which includes less severe symptoms referred to as Minor Cognitive Motor...
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Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had loving family members to care for them and love them.Your fears about transmission are unwarranted. I can't... Read more »

patient services billing codes

My secondary insurance carrier covers repairs to hearing aids. My primary carrier, which does not, must first refuse payment in order for the secondary coverage to kick in. Neither my provider nor my primary carrier will provide the patient...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Your provider has an obligation to do this. Without this information, there is no way that the health plan(s) can adjudicate the claim. Go to their offices and demand that they do this. Read more »

Do I have AIDS Dementia?

In January of 2005 my primary care physician wrote the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of Arizona a letter expressing his concern that I might be suffering from Aids Dementia. They immediately had me turn in my license to practice medicine...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...weakness.There are no lab tests, including brain imaging studies that are diagnostic.Most importantly, a diagnosis of HIV-associated dementia requires that you have cognitive, motor and/or psychological symptoms and that these symptoms cause you... Read more »

should aids patient patient be discriminated?

tittle:aidsquestion:do you think that aids patient should be discriminate from society?
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
I'm not sure I understand your question, but I believe that people living with HIV or AIDS should not be discriminated against by society. There is no reason to discriminate against people living with HIV/AIDS. In the U.S., we who live with the... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...function) problems including difficulty concentrating, confusion, and memory loss. In some cases more severe HIV-associated dementia can occur. HIV-Associated Brain Problems Minor cognitive problems are not uncommon in HIV-positive people.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...important. Myths About Medications It has been very challenging for doctors to choose the best anti-HIV medications for their patients. When the first drugs were developed, they had to be taken as many as three times a day. Some drugs had... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...mental problems. Fact Sheet 505 has more information on HIV and nervous system problems. These problems, sometimes called dementia, are less severe than they were before the use of strong anti-HIV drugs. It is difficult to know what is causing... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Abacavir (Ziagen)

...Abacavir seems to get into the central nervous system (spinal fluid). Therefore, it may help prevent mental problems such as dementia. See Fact Sheet 505 for more information on dementia. What About Drug Resistance? Many new copies of HIV... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...his future. But at what cost? That is the question, heretical to some, that is now being voiced by scientists, doctors and patients encountering a constellation of ailments showing up prematurely or in disproportionate numbers among the first... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga Read more »

Free Medicines for Low Income Patients

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... Contact: Mark Grayson (202)835-3465 Libby Holman (202)778-1028 The Best Deal on the Internet Low-Income Patients: Safe and Free Prescription Medicines Web Site Can Serve as One-Stop-Shop for Many Patient Assistance Programs ... Read more »