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How To Manage Hypertension When You Are Hiv Positive

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HIV and Pulmonary hypertension

Hi, I am 47 y.o., male and I was recently diagnosed with Serious Pulmonary Hypertension. I am poz since 2002 (controlled infection, negative viral load, on Combivir and Stocrin since 2002).The dyspnea on effort symptoms started a few months ago.I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Many people have developed pulmonary hypertension without HIV infection or HIV meds, and in people with HIV infection, without meds. So likely not to be associated with HIV meds Read more »

P.A.H. (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension) and HIV

Why is no one addressing P.A.H. and its connection to HIV/AIDS infection. I was dignosed with... Read more »

Hypertension and HIV

Infected in 1987 and diagnosed in 1992. Began therapy in 1996 and have been doing great ever since.... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...artery. CAD can also lead to heart failure or an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Other cardiovascular problems include: High blood pressure (hypertension) Angina (chest pain) Rheumatic heart disease (damage to the heart caused by rheumatic... Read more »
Project Inform

Pulmonary Hypertension and HIV

...Project Inform's attention in a dramatic and personal way is called PH, short for Pulmonary Hypertension. Though hypertension (high blood pressure throughout the circulatory system) is a common illness, PH is a relatively rare condition. It is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

...from lack of blood to the heart) cerebrovascular disease (problems with blood vessels in the brain, including stroke) high blood pressure (hypertension) peripheral artery disease (blocked blood vessels in the legs) rheumatic... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...disease A poor diet Not exercising regularly A lot of fat around the belly Hepatitis C or liver damage High cholesterol High blood pressure What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? Diabetes can lead to serious illness and even death. Adults... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and Pulmonary Hypertension

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there anyone that has Pulmonary Hpertension,and is being treated for it, and also HIV? I am just curious to see if I am alone or does this afflict anyone else! Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS has... Read more »

Just learned my son is HIV positive

Posted by scaredmom, 8 Replies
...I just found out yesterday that my 26 year old son is HIV positive. I am scared and I think somewhat in shock. What do I do now? How do I help him the most? I would love to hear from Read more »

Is this really happening?

Posted by optimistic, 5 Replies
...just with the stiches from the surgery (that nowadays is more easy and less dangerous), I went into Internet searching about HIV and then checked the copy of the blood tests I took home with me. It shows that my lymphocytes were at 15,2%. That... Read more »