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Cognitive Issues for 16yr HIV survivor

I'M WORRIED THAT THE HIV HAS TAKEN CONTROL OVER SOME OF MY COGNITIVE AREAS. LAST 12 MONTHS, I HAVE EXPERIENCED SHORT TERM MEMORY LOSS...NAMES AND FACES, I DON'T SEEM TO HAVE ANY ENERGY AND SEEM TO LOOSE WORD FINDING. IS THERE ANY THING THAT I CAN...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...In a study, about half of us long term survivors had some sort of mild to moderate cognitive loss. However, what you are describing sounds a lot more severe to me. I would Read more »

HIV Long Time Survivor

Ive been HIV+ for 25 years. My Cd4 count is around 500 and my Viral Load undetectable. I very often... Read more »

Rape Survivor - HIV NEGATIVE at 3 months/13 weeks?

I (I'm a female) was raped by a formal friend who tested HIV negative and is with the police. I... Read more »
Articles
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Long-Term HIV Survivor Discovers the Power of Twitter

...important issues. The Chicago Tribune reported on the impact that Rae Lewis-Thornton , a popular blogger and long-term HIV survivor, has had using Twitter to spread the word about HIV, especially among African Americans. Lewis-Thornton,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibodies Present in Long-Term HIV Survivors Could Contribute to Vaccine Development, Study Says

...vaccine trials. For the study, Rockefeller University researchers examined antibodies present in the blood of six long-term HIV survivors who appeared to have a degree of natural immunity to the virus (Connor, Independent , 3/16). The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Aging Among Long-Term HIV Survivors in U.S.

... The Los Angeles Times on Tuesday examined issues surrounding aging among long-term HIV survivors in the U.S. According to physicians, people living with HIV/AIDS experience signs of aging about 10 to 20 years earlier than...rearranges fat in... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Eight Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS

...beginning of June I volunteered for THRIVE! -- a one-day educational and empowerment workshop in Atlanta for people living with HIV. I love doing this workshop and think that it is a valuable guide for people on living a long life with HIV. At... Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

I am a 15 year HIV positive survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a 15-year HIV positive long-term asymptomatic survivor. I have been vvery fortunate with my meds... I have never had a drug reaction from Read more »

HIV/AIDS LONG-TERM SURVIVORS sought for in-depth i

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...legal, &c.for a book to document and preserve the experiences of this "gay lost generation." With past focus on gay men dying of AIDS, the present blackout of information about long-term survivors, and the current interest to forget history and... Read more »

HIV+ brain cancer survivor marathon runner

Posted by richardbpc
...516/432-1254 cell ph 516-770-7724 or at www.richardmbrodsky.org or www.worldaidsmarathon.com E-mail: richardbpc@aol.com HIVers & cancer survivors were running marathons Me, theyre calling me, how can that be. And now the American flag... Read more »