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Hiv Positive And I Need To Lose Weight

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need to lose weight and on arv treatment

Hi, i'm on arv traetment (truvada, reyataz and norvir) for the past one and a half years, my cd4 count is 975 and my viral load undetectable.. I keep my diet as healthy as possible and exercise regularly but i seem to put on weight. i have...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
You have not mentioned if you are eating more.Your once a day HIV combo is lipid friendly, but like all other HIV medications combos, people experience weight gain. Switching to other combos will probably not change anything for you. Some of us... Read more »

Help! Son has diarrhea and losing weight

My son has been hiv+ for about 8 months and med free. For the past month he also has a bad case of... Read more »

Unexplained massive weight lose

Hi Nelson, I have a situation where I have 2 Medical conditions, one being HIV and the other a rare... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Links Diet to Health in HIV Positive Men

One of the hallmarks of untreated HIV/AIDS is unintentional weight loss, or wasting. In the early 1980s, before the name AIDS was given to the pandemic, people in East Africa referred to AIDS-related wasting as "slim" or "slim disease." There... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Florida Program Aimed at HIV-Positive Youth Loses Funding

Treasure the Children , a program in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., that aims to empower HIV-positive young people and reduce stigma surrounding the disease is at risk because it is losing a large amount of funding, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel ... Read more »

CROI 2014: PrEP, Use It or Lose It (Video)

Steven Wakefield of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network in Seattle, Wash., spoke with three advocates -- Rob Newells, Angel Hernandez and Julie Patterson -- from the AVAC PxROAR program about the relevance of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to... Read more »
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I did lose my job...need encouragement, resources

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Given choice to quit or be fired today, too many months not being able to work scheduled number of hours. I wasn't extremely worried at first, have retirement $, SS, etc. Well, I may not get ANY retirement allotment for 90 days after last day of... Read more »

LOSING MY MIND! Please help... Need support

Posted by limon12, 1 Reply
About 2 weeks ago I had sex with a woman in a dark hotel room. I was a little intoxicated and foolishly pulled my boxer briefs over my penis condom on then took it off soon after. The next morning I saw the condom in the trash and it was covered in... Read more »

Losing my mind. Just need advice.

Posted by Dunkel, 3 Replies
Hoping anyone can help me? I'm a white male, and I recently engaged in protected sexual intercourse with a woman in Germany on the night of January 31st 2014. I met her at a bar, she said she was from Nigeria. Her status is unknown to me. But... Read more »

losing weight

Posted by theman22, 1 Reply
everyday i weigh myself. some days i weight 2 or 3 pounds less then ill weigh 4 to 5 pounds more then ill lose 3 or 4 pounds the next day. but i am def losing weight and i have not been doing anything lately. if anything i should be gaining fat... Read more »