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How Do You Know If You Have Fatigue

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VERY FATIGUED AND DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO

I am a 36M HIV+ since '88 and on a cocktail of Viramune, Epivir, Zerit & other antibiotics for CMV, MAC. I was taking B12 I'm every two weeks but didn't seem to give me much energy I need to function on my job or everyday...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear JAH,Lack of energy is an extremely common complaint for all of us that are HIV-positive. Since your HIV disease is longstanding, you should certainly be checked for anemia. You mentioned that you are taking antibiotics for CMV and MAC. Was this... Read more »

I'm fatigued and sleep 12 hrs a day. Doctor doesn't know why.

I'm a 28 yr old grad student. For the last month to six weeks (exactly when is a little... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has... Read more »
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Fatigue

What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or... Read more »
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Adherence

How Much Adherence Is Enough? How Do AIDS Drugs Work? What Is Resistance? Keep Pressure on the Virus Make It Easy on Yourself Pill Fatigue The Bottom Line How Much Adherence Is Enough? Adherence means taking your medications correctly. If... Read more »
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Mitochondrial Toxicity

What Are Mitochondria? What Is Mitochondrial Toxicity? What Are the Signs of MT? How Do ARVs Cause MT? What's Next? What Are Mitochondria? Mitochondria (my-toe- con' -dree-a) are small "organs" in our cells. They are the cell's power plant.... Read more »
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Lamivudine (Epivir)

What Is Lamivudine? Who Should Take Lamivudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Lamivudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Lamivudine? Lamivudine (Epivir) is a drug used as part of... Read more »
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fatigue ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
When people refer to fatigue as an ARS, is it a fatigue to the point where someone does not have any strength to carry out activities and a general feeling of weekness to the point of exhaustion or would a general feeling of always being sleepy with... Read more »

Extreme fatigue and severe night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, the protease inhibitors are not working for me, I have extreme fatigue and night sweats, I would do anything to have some energy back into my life, any ideas about any over the counter herbs or other that could help without the... Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm experiencing fatigue and have stopped caffeine months ago to help rid insomnia. Does anyone know any natural remedies which works that I might try?

Thanks


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Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
I am on Norvir/Saquinavir. HIV+ since 1990. I have noticed that sometimes I just plain feel like CRAP...a fatigue that resembles the flu. Sometimes lasts one day, sometimes a few. Don't know if HIV "related", or possibly side effects of the meds.... Read more »