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How To Treat Hyperlipidemia When You Are Hiv Positive

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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and Hyperlipidemia Other Risks for Heart Disease
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High Triglycerides from HIV medications

I have been on Sustiva for about 10 yrs now (epzicom for about 6) recent labs show my trigs around 330, cholesterol around 210, LDL 113....I eat like a horse, very low fat diet, hardly any red meat, alot of salmon, tilapia,ground turkey, alot...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...suggest this approach may be effective for control of viral replication, but there are no data on the risk of lipoatrophy and hyperlipidemia. So we have more questions than answers when dealing with the metabolic effects of HIV medications. Good... Read more »

Diet and lipohypertrophy

Dear Nelson,I have a question regarding reducing lipohypertrophy with diet. I am a 50-year-old man, tested positive for HIV in 1985, started meds (AZT, 3TC and Crixivan) in 1996, switched meds last year (2007) to Lexiva/Norvir/Combivir. I am gluten...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Tesamorelin-TH9507, made by Theratecnologies. This product is adaily injectable that has shown to slowly decrease visceral fat in HIV. We have no data of its use with exercise but I predict that the fat loss would be accelerated that way.It... Read more »

Please help my daughter

fine some peace. I have asked this on the Hep C forum but got no answers.She is 29 weeks pregnant. She has been treated in the emergency room for Anxiety over this question. Her boyfriend is Hep C+. They had unprotected sex in June. She is now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from Vizcaya, Spain, presented data at the September 2002 ICAAC showing that HIV/HCV-coinfected people taking HAART had hyperlipidemia (high blood fat) rates similar to those of people not receiving HIV therapy. However, L. Casado and colleagues... Read more »

PLEASE HELP

Dr. bob you're the only one who seems to answer these questions, now i know you mostly answer questions about hiv but could you PLEASE take the time to answer this question about hepatitis c. do you know if the window period for hep c is the same as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from Vizcaya, Spain, presented data at the September 2002 ICAAC showing that HIV/HCV-coinfected people taking HAART had hyperlipidemia (high blood fat) rates similar to those of people not receiving HIV therapy. However, L. Casado and colleagues... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...are calledmetabolic complications and include: Increased lipids in your blood such as cholesterol and triglycerides(hyperlipidemia) Increased glucose levels (hyperglycemia) Insulin resistance or diabetes Increased lactic acid... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...make any changes to your medication regimen withoutyour health care provider's guidance. See other TWP info sheets on Hyperlipidemia , Diabetes , Lactic acidosis , Bone Disease , Lipodystrophy , Exercise , Nutrition , Caring for your Heart... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...things dont go the way there supost to bt we learn to get over it things happen 4 a reson i dont blame my real mom for given me HIV in fact I love her for it ... itz made me who i am its apart of me.. it might not be good bt thatz why i take... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
...Hello again, On Saturday I travelled to meet an HIV Positive friend. It was my first time. At first i was nervous didn't know what to expect. I really didn't want to go there to Read more »