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Hypertension And Aids

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Ask the Experts

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 stage 3 PAH two years ago and told I could become "terminal" within 6 months. I was also told that I have this terminal heart condition due to my long...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There have been a number of reports linking HIV infection to pulmonary hypertension though rate of clinical problems has remained low overall. Some patients with pulmonary Read more »

HIV and Pulmonary hypertension

Hi, I am 47 y.o., male and I was recently diagnosed with Serious Pulmonary Hypertension. I am poz... 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
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

High Blood Pressure with Indinavir

...protease inhibitor indinavir (Crixivan) are kidney pain, kidney dysfunction and kidney stones. Now researchers in Italy think that high blood pressure may also be another side effect. Doctors at Padua General Hospital reviewed the medical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Column Compares Resources for HIV/AIDS, Diabetes in Uganda

... Resources to treat patients living with diabetes in Uganda pale in comparison to HIV/AIDS resources, Boston Globe columnist Derrick Jackson discovered during a recent trip to the city of Mbarara, Uganda, six hours Read more »
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 »
Connect With Others

My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...Sorry everyone but this is a rant! I am in the process of seeking another HIV MD specialist. I swear some MD's have ZERO human interaction skills. I recently saw my current HIV MD for my follow up and he Read more »

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 »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...and there are no innocent victims. HIV is a viral illness, not a tool of self destruction. I have seen thousands of folks with HIV/AIDS over the past quarter century and I can assure you none not a single one wanted to be infected. Yes, some have... Read more »

So You Got HIV !

Posted by Allan, 4 Replies
...Pulmonarh Hypertension !!!! or to much exertion... I dont know I have done meds and now to the curb I ge sick and die so do non HIV individuals all day long and its unexpected so to live the rest of your life with the primaru concern of extending... Read more »