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How Does A Person With Hiv And Aids Benefit From Massage

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Ask the Experts

What are the benefits from massage?

I am currently enrolled in a Massage Therapy College and I would like to know more about the benefits that massage treatment may bring to those who have AIDS?...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
Physiologically, I'm not at all sure what massage does for persons living with HIV/AIDS. But I do believe that it benefits us, because it relaxes our bodies, and helps us pay attention to our bodies. Touch can be very healing.Relaxation of... Read more »

HIV Positive Starting Massage Therapy Bussiness New Health Insurance

Hi There,I am 27 years old and have been positive since I was 21. For the most part I have held a... Read more »

aids transmission from massage

If I received a full body massage and a handjob to ejaculate, what is the likelihood of HIV... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Do the Personal and Public Health Benefits of HIV Treatment as Prevention Coincide or Clash?

The journal Science named it the breakthrough of 2011 and Time magazine ranked it among its Top 10 medical breakthroughs of the year, so you may have heard of the term "treatment as prevention" by now. If not, we can fill you in. It has at its... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study Explores Massage Therapy Benefits

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Psychiatry is conducting a research study on the treatment of depression in people with AIDS with massage therapy. To qualify, participants must have an AIDS diagnosis and currently be depressed and qualify... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

The AIDS Institute Encourages People With HIV/AIDS to Sign Up for New Medicare Drug Benefit

Washington DC -- The AIDS Institute is encouraging the nearly 100,000 people with HIV/AIDS who qualify to sign up for the new Medicare prescription benefit. "Given the importance of taking daily medications for survival and remaining healthy, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta Ends Ban on HIV-Positive Massage Therapists

On Dec. 4, the Atlanta City Council unanimously voted to amend a city regulation to allow people with HIV to be licensed as massage therapists. Prior to the amendment, massage therapist applicants had to submit a physician's note stating they were... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv from unsanitary lotion in non sexual massage

Posted by jackieole, 2 Replies
Hello. Can you catch Hiv from a non sexual massage. I went into a fairly nice spa and had a half hour massage. I noticed the lady (who was very nice) was using a jar of cream.. not a pumop bottle. I have had anxiety issues in the past and i noticed... Read more »

Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This is going to sound bizarre, but let me preface my note with the disclaimer that I'm taking an international health course and our challenge is to write a 10-15 page paper on a controversial topic. The topic I have chosen is definitely... Read more »

Massaging someone Hiv+

Posted by Kingsean53, 1 Reply
I have a friend who recently tested positive for Hiv, as a friend I try my best to be there for him. Last week he asked me to apply some medication on his back. As a friend I said yes. However, he did not have any gloves, before I applied the cream... Read more »

presenter.trainer, massage therapy consultant

Posted by jackigethner
since 1988 have presented and worked with HIV/AIDS from prevention to pallitive care . have 501c3.agencies,targeted groups,conferences,retreats with cont.ed possibilities. http://home.earthlink.net/~jackigethner Read more »