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Hiv Composition

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body composition and skin problems

Since continous stress over the last 3 years, gradually my whole body composition changed, lost facial fat, lost lean body maas, and gained fat instead, especially belly fat.Suddenly all of my skin elasticity is gone leaving me with sagging muscles...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
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TLC and CD4 relationship

My TLC (total lymp[hocyte count) was reported at 1100, cd 4 count was 583. Research that I have... Read more »

Anthropometry in HIV wasting

Could you please let me know the anthropometric procedures to be carried out and the related... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Update: Treatment of HIV-Associated Body-Composition Abnormalities

...since the earliest days of the epidemic. Indeed, weight loss of unexplained origin was a defining symptom of both ARC and frank AIDS during the epidemic's first phase, when we did not know the syndrome's causative agent and when symptoms such as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Changes in Body Composition Upon Weight Loss in HIV-Infected Adults

..."The nature of body-composition changes in HIV-associated weight loss is unclear," according to a recent study by US researchers. "We examined the relation between the initial Read more »
The Body PRO

Poster Session 42351: The Effects of Oxandralone on Body Weight and Composition in Patients with HIV-Associated Weight Loss

...variety of anabolic steroids are in use to help counteract the severe loss of body weight that effects many patients with advanced HIV disease. Studies have previously shown that HIV-related wasting causes the destruction of body cell mass (or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

...general, a healthy waist to hip ratio is below 0.9 for men and below 0.8 for women. These may not hold true for people with HIV who have fat accumulation around the waist. In general, a waist size over 40" for men or over 35" for women is... Read more »
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Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...Hi, I was diagnosed with HIV in October 2008, but I've had it since April 2002. I was only a 16 year-old virgin when I acquired it, by a "friend of the family" Read more »

Composition-A info?

Posted by princealbert
...I'm about to begin a regimen including COMPOSITION-A, and would like to hear from anyone with info on it, or experience taking it. Thanks a lot. Read more »

Composition-A info?

Posted by princealbert
...I'm about to start on a regimen of herbs including Composition-A. Anyone have information on or experience taking it? Thanks a lot. Read more »

HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...My neurologist at UCLA, Dr. Elyse Singer, has been warning since the mid 1990's that HIV's effect on the brain and nervous systems was a ticking timebomb. The meds never completely eradicate the virus from the body Read more »