How Can AIDS Dementia Be Prevented
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,HIV-related cognitive dysfunction is much more common than many folks (including some HIV docs) realize. I'll post below some information about HIV-related cognitive impairment and other neuropsychiatric disorders. You could show this... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineThe typical symptoms of HIV-associated dementia include short-term memory loss, slowing of thinking, difficulties with complex tasks, and social withdrawal. Neurologic symptoms such as hand tremor and gait difficulties are common. Some people also... Read more »
Psychotherapist and AuthorDementia is a very simplistic term for a very complex and diverse reality known as HIV related Neuro-psychiatric symptoms. This is when the virus affects a person's central nervous system. There are a host of symptoms that include all or some... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineUnfortunately, some people develop symptoms of HIV dementia even with undetectable viral load and adequate T-cells. There is not much evidence that some antiretrovirals are better than others for HIV dementia. However, there is a debate in the field... Read more »
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Posted by bradfordU.S. policies continually undermining AIDS prevention efforts!
I am appauled by the U.S. government and it's policies which have continually been undermining the efforts to control and prevent the further spread of HIV and AIDS.
First, funding cuts... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have been pos for more than 23 years and now the mds think my dementia is getting worse . I am sure the viris got into my brain when I had no T cells . Now I work full time but ... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesMy son is 40 5'9 and good looking very intelligent,now to see him, his personal hygene is not on his mind ,it breaks my heart to know he was raped !,before finding out he had aids went to jail on a misdemeanor charge and was raped by the black men... Read more »
Posted by mrc911, 2 RepliesI was recently diagnosed with HIV dementia. I am extremely depressed and have been out of work since June. My tcell count is 660 and viral load <60. I feel like I am going crazy just thinking about having to take more meds and the cost of the... Read more »
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