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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones The Importance of Healthy Bones Bones play many important roles in your body. They support you and help you to move. They protect your brain, heart, and other organs from injury. Bones
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STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...five minutes longer. In the end, you should be working out three to seven times a week, about 20-60 minutes each time.Drugs to Treat OsteoporosisDiet and exercise are best at keeping bone disease from occurring. They can also be helpful if you... Read more »

Treatment for bone problems

Im a 47-year old male who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988; currently Im on a new regimen and things are going pretty well, with viral load undetectable and t-cells at 220. However, about 18 months ago, all of a sudden I suffered multiple stress...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(check vitamin D levels) for optimal response to Fosamax. Often there is low testosterone levels that may contribute to the bone loss so replacement therapy may be helpful when that is a factor. Osteopenia/osteoporosis is common in HIV+ persons... Read more »

Bone Question

Hello Mr Nelson, Thank you for your time in caring and the promptness to your answers.Quick question I understand most people develop bone/joint problems. Is there any supplements a + person can take to help minimize the problem?? Thank you.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Get your testosterone and thyroid hormone levels checked once a year to ensure they are ok. If not, have your doctor prescribe treatment5- Ask your doctor to send you for a DEXA scan every two to three years to ensure that your bone density is... Read more »

Coinfection

My problem Is,I want to be treated for HCV.my Dr. wants to involve me in a test called aprocot2 using peg. and ribaviran. Is this safe with my platlets 81,. My other numbers are good my T4 429 V/L undetectable.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...marrow problems so that is usually carefully monitored in studies (and adjustments made if problems occur). Hepatitis C can be treated successfully in HIV co-infected patients (incuding those on antiretroviral therapy)though the success rate in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Effectiveness of Bone Marrow Transplant in Suppressing HIV Creates Hope for Gene-Therapy Strategies in Treating Virus, Wall Street Journal Reports

... The Wall Street Journal on Friday examined the case of an HIV-positive person who underwent a bone marrow transplant to treat leukemia and who has had undetectable HIV viral loads for almost two years. The procedure -- performed by German... Read more »
Project Inform

Bone Health and HIV Disease

...loss. Another type of estrogen is called a SERM ( selective estrogen receptor modulator ). Evista (raloxifene) prevents and treats postmenopausal osteoporosis, improving the density of the spine and neck. Unlike other estrogen therapy, Evista... Read more »
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Exercise for Your Bone Health

...A Complete Osteoporosis Program For Your Information Vital at every age for healthy bones, exercise is important for treating and preventing osteoporosis. Not only does exercise improve your bone health, it also increases muscle strength,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

...unusually high rates of osteoporosis. This may be because of HIV infection itself. It may be made worse by some medications used to treat HIV. What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis , or porous bone, occurs when too much mineral is removed... Read more »
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bone density loss due to protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or 2000. Any new data/research into this? Also any info. on clinical trials currently under way looking into this possible treatment side effect. Writing this from Seattle, WA Read more »

As a medical student what should I know about you?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a black medial student. I am currently in basic science getting my head full of CD4 T-cells and AIDS related dementia etc. But thats all stuff I can look up in a book. I would like to know is from the prospective of HIV positive patients... Read more »

avascular necrosis

Posted by vanmanbc, 1 Reply
...I am a gay man who has been hiv positive by all estimates since 1981. I am very drug experienced and will be begining treatment with tenofovir, abacavir, kaletra and nevirapine. Previously I was being treated with ddI, abacavir, kaletra and... Read more »