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Introduction Your Liver Get Informed Make Lifestyle Changes Get a Vaccine Keep Up With Your Health Care Know the Symptoms and Causes Eat Well and Exercise Medicines Vitamins and Herbs Herbs to Avoid Introduction Next to your skin, your liver is the largest organ in your body. It's also one of the hardest working and can even re-grow its own tissue. It can work when a large portion of it is diseased or removed. The...
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Huge Change in Lifestyle

Dr. Bob, I was married for 24 years to my husband. Then he told me he is gay. Now he has HIV infection. (We have been divorced for 7 years so I am at no risk). How can a great person go from a good marriage and family and good ethical behavior to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You may not mean to sound judgmental, but that's exactly how it's coming across. Your husband is still a "great person," even though your "good marriage" may not have been right for him. Chances are he has always... Read more »

aids medicine versus lifestyle changes

i'm not going to take my aids medicine. instead, i will avoid food allergies, eat healthier, get 3 squares a day, stop smoking crack, stop drinking, and stop smoking cigarettes. i will also begin an exercise regimen of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Is this a trick question? I vote for a complementary approach positive lifestyle changes plus medications when appropriate.... Read more »

Question about Bob's lifestyle

Dr. Bob,First I just want to say that you're doing an excellent job. Your laid back approach to answering people's questions seems to have them looking at their situation with an optimistic attitude. But I just have to ask, with you being...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Whats my "lifestyle" like? Assuming you dont mean "lifestyle" in the same way as Jerry Fallwell or Rich Santorum would, my "life" is full, rewarding, satisfying, and quite wonderful! Sure, living with any chronic... Read more »

Lifestyle?

Bob,Over the past year and a half I have felt evermore fatigued and tired. Two years ago i took a blood test whch showed that i was slightly anaemic. I travel three hours every day in total to and from work and i get uop at six and do not have my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Dan,Yep, all the time! Check back in the archives and you'll find similar stories. First things first. Your schedule sounds like a nightmare. Is it worth it? Maybe you should re-evaluate the priorities in your life and consider some... Read more »
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Dr. will not change my meds. Help. I can't go on.

Posted by cybersecretary, 4 Replies
hi perhaps someone can help me. I have been wanting to change my meds for months and he refuses. I have excellent labs. "There is nothing wrong with you. No your HIV meds are not causing your symptoms" I suffer in pain. 2 years no answer to solve... Read more »

Hiv test rules may change

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that they may change testing guidlines to only include rare cases of blood transmittions. That hiv rates are very low and that thet tesing company is being sued by several people in a class action suite for false claims.

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Changing my mind about hiv..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey all I have not been visiting this board or a while causes I am now a member of HEAL San Diego and I find it very helpfull. The folks there are very knowledgeable and supportive and they don't judge you like many on this board. Open your minds I... Read more »

Would you take 15 minutes to help change the life of another HIV positive individual?

Posted by adamneedsupport, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, my name is Adam and I am a Clinical Psychology PhD candidate trying to finish his dissertation. This is the last step I need to complete before receiving my degree. I have been HIV positive since the age of 16 and have struggled... Read more »