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Hepatitis C Treatment Or Support

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...may not be an option for everyone. It is important to balance the need for HIV drugs with their potential to cause liver damage. There are many things that you can do to protect your liver from damage, help it to heal, and support its function. Avoid Alcohol and Street Drugs Heavy drinking can cause cirrhosis Many HIV drugs and other medications should not be combined with alcohol Avoid alcohol completely if you also have hepatitis ...
Ask the Experts

How to help someone deal with HIV and the side effects

Dr's,I have just learned that my boyfriend has HIV. We haven't slept together so I am not at risk but I am more worried about him. We work together and up until he started a new treatment for hepititus c he was fine. Now he has rapid mood swings...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is very common for treatment for hepatitis C to cause significant mood swings/depression and fatigue(a-interferon and ribavirin used for hepatitis C). Many hepatitis C specialists Read more »

support groups

I would like to talk to other people with Hep C. Is there any online support groups
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would consider asking the National HCV coalition:nationalhepatitis-c.org Read more »

Research regarding HIV+ support groups

I am trying to find information (statistics, studies, and other research) that outlines the effects of organized support groups on people effected with HIV.I can easily find info regarding number of cases, etc. But nothing specific to the benefits...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I don't know of any published data on the effects of support groups. I would recommend researching the commonly used informational sites. A good place to start is:http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/ Read more »

How to find the right support group

How can I find the most appropiate support group. I am extremely active- I play on a Rubgy Team, I practice Mixed Martial Arts and I train for Triathlons. The problem is that most if not all of the support groups that I have participated in only...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You are involved with some very good health promoting activities. If you want a more holistic group, you may do better searching within the alternative medicine community. Read more »
Articles
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long is hepatitis Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...had to make some very serious changes on that very quickly. I had to knock that off. So, Greg. Tell me about starting the treatment for hepatitis C. Talk me through that process of you deciding to start the treatment. Then, if you can talk to... Read more »
INSIGHT Network Community Advisory Board

Support Research on Starting Treatment -- Endorse the START Study by April 30, 2010!

...get the word out and distribute widely. Dear Colleagues, We are requesting individual and organizational endorsements in support of a statement from the INSIGHT (International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials) Community... Read more »
Project Inform

Learning to Support Yourself

...help ensure that you get the most appropriate care. You don't have to tell everyone, or even anyone. But finding those who can support you will go a long way to staying healthy. Choose carefully who you want to tell and who you think will... Read more »
Connect With Others

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
... I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. Read more »

Good Support Or No Support

Posted by stina, 2 Replies
...I Have The The Best Support But I Feel Bad For My Partner.Okay So I Told My Mom And Sister's They Are Really Supportive And They Say Im Goin To Survive This.But Read more »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Leads Project Inform sponsored think tank style meetings to advance research and advocacy in the areas of HIV/AIDS treatment, hepatitis C treatment and biomedical HIV prevention Represents Project Inform to the press, community groups and other... Read more »

ANY1 NEEDS ANY SUPPORT OR HELP GET IN TOUCH....

Posted by Str8ass, 3 Replies
...Hi Every1, ANY1WHO NEEDS ANY SUPPORT OR CHAT GET IN TOUCH - Ive been HIV 4yrs now and been trough the DARK and out the other end - Ive alot to share - and to be positive Read more »