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How Does Exercise Help Hiv

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Can nutrition and exercise help improve HIV-related neuropathy?

Some background about me: I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in April of this year, a late-stage diagnosis with CD4 <50. My count is still <50 but I have recently started Atripla. In the past 2 months I have also been treated for PCP and...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Peripheral Neuropathy (PN) can be caused by HIV or by medications like Zerit (D4T). You are not taking Zerit. PN can be confused with other issues, so it is good to see a neurologist to get it diagnosed.PN can improve as health improves and/or... Read more »

nutrition exercise and hiv positive

hi. I have heard people say hiv positive people should eat healthy, how does what one eats affect... Read more »

HIV and strenuous exercise

Dear Dr. Boyle, If someone is newly infected with HIV, with all of today's treatments, how... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exercise Helps With Better Brain Functioning in HIV-Infected Adults

A study by Dr. David J. Moore and colleagues of the University of California, San Diego, found that regular exercise can help preserve the mental functioning of people with HIV infection. In spite of antiretroviral drug treatment, approximately half... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

Why Is Exercise Important? What Are the Advantages of Exercise? What Are the Risks of Exercise? Exercise Guidelines for People With HIV The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Exercise Important? Exercise cannot control or fight HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increased Evidence Finds Exercise Beneficial to HIV-Positive People, Sacramento Bee Reports

An increasing amount of evidence is finding that exercise can improve the health of HIV-positive people and reduce the risk of AIDS-related illnesses by increasing muscle mass and improving heart and lung endurance, the Sacramento Bee reports.... Read more »
The Well Project

Physical Activity, Exercise and HIV

Table of Contents What Are Physical Activity and Exercise? Benefits of Exercise and Being Physically Active How Much and What Type of Physical Activity Do You Need for Health Benefits? Other Types of Physical Activity Tips for Starting a... Read more »
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Let's Talk Nutrition and Exercise!

Posted by bartleby, 6 Replies
Staying healthy with HIV doesn't have to be hard. What do you do to keep fit? What do you eat? Got any good recipes? Share with others! Read more »


Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
is it possible for doing too much exercise to advance the virus? exercise is a good thing in general, but is there too much? Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I'm currently writing an article on exercise, yoga, and HIV and would be interested in speaking with people who are exercising and trying to maintain their weight, lose weight, deal with lipodystrophy, or who are nervous about wasting. The article... Read more »

help understanding HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a gay male who was religious about getting HIV tests. I know the earlier it is detected the better. However, I was recently diagnosed and was even more shocked to discover my cd4 was 220 and my viral load was 79,000. I had been tested almost a... Read more »