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Quick Questions About Lipohypertrophy

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I faithfully work out three days a week and run at least a couple of miles the other four days. However, I seem to be gaining an unusual amount of weight. :(

A while back, someone used the term "lipohypertrophy" when discussing weight gain, so I... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and Lipohypertrophy

Posted by Bear60
http://www.thebody.com/lipo/overview.html

Its not a difference of weight loss and weight gain.
If you dont know the difference between "wasting" syndrone and lipoatrophy read this. If you think weight gain is a symptom of lipohypertrophy, then read... Read more »

GET RID OF THE GRAVEDIGGER!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anything we can do to get rid of gravedigger? I think it is horrible to allow him to continue to post about stereo equipment and things that are just scaring the daylights out of people. One would think someone here could do something. I... Read more »

to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »

Vanity is human

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 1 Reply
We loath what we have become
In this we call life
Vanity of our own prejudices
Ridding us from our own guilt
That we need to hurt those we love
By confessing up to the clearing
Of our conscious mind
Confessing of being guilt free
By clearing our conscious... Read more »
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Lipohypertrophy Update

Is there any relief for those of us experiencing Lipohypertrophy? I was wondering if there was any update from the Mexico conference.Thanks!...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I will be providing a summary of the findings of the upcoming Lipodystrophy Conf on Nov 5 here at thebody.com, so stay tuned!Nelson... Read more »

Testosterone and Lipohypertrophy

Dr. Henry......I am currently taking Videx, Viread, Reyataz and Norvir which resulted in lipohypertrophy problems, especially in my stomach in addition to weight gain (about 20 lbs. I have become resistant to Sustiva and Viramune.) I am also...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Contrary to popular perception, use of testosterone has not been shown to decrease lipohypertrophy and may actually aggravate fat loss from the skin so use of testosterone cannot be generally recommended for management of fat distribution problems... Read more »

Treatment for Lipohypertrophy

I am dealing with a case of lipohypertrophy. It seems like whenever I research lipodystrophy, everything is about lipoatrophy and nothing about lipohypertrophy. It is very upsetting, especially since this occurred because I WAS taking my meds like...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
We are waiting for the FDA to potentially approve Egrifta (tesamorelin), which is a daily subcutaneous injection of growth hormone releasing hormone that makes your body make your own growth hormone. It can decrease visceral fat by 15% in 26 weeks.... Read more »

Combination lipohypertrophy and lipoatrophy

I am a woman experiencing both lipoatrophy (limbs) and lipohypertrophy (trunk). What treatment(s) would you recommend? My doctor has mentioned serostim, but will it address both issues?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I am sorry to hear that you have experienced body changes due to HIV and its medications. Did you take Zerit (D4T) in the past?Serostim is an approved growth hormone for HIV related wasting (10 percent or more involuntary weight loss). At doses of... Read more »
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