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Insomnia And Hiv

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Ask the Experts


why insomnia is a common problem for people living with HIV?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...common in the general population and are likely more common among persons who are stressed out due to illness, financial worries, HIV treatment side effects (ie from efavirenz), underlying mental illness, substance abuse and many other factors... Read more »

Depression & Insomnia

Hello Dr.KHI been on Katetra & Truvada for 5 months. my labs are cd4 564,VL not detected , no other... Read more »


Can HIV affect sleep patterns, causing Insomnia and lack of sleep, without any aid from Meds that... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Insomnia in HIV and Its Management: One Clinician's Perspective

...Thomas Street Clinic (TSC) in Houston. TSC is a community-based clinic that provides primary medical care to the indigent HIV/AIDS community. Introduction Like HIV infection itself, insomnia is a significant public health problem. The economic,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

... What Is St. John's Wort? What Are the Benefits of St. John's Wort? Why Do People With HIV Use St. John's Wort? How Is St. John's Wort Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...several physical disorders. About 5% to 10% of the general population gets depressed. However, rates of depression in people with HIV are as high as 60%. Women with HIV are twice as likely as men to be depressed. Being depressed is not a sign... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...coating on tongue,insomnia eyelid swelling with little red dots on them.blurred vision. urinating alot high risk exposure hepc hiv. what should i do the pain is feel also have popping ears Read more »

Please Help

Posted by Anonymous
...trying to onvince myself that I am not positive. However, now the signs are pointing to that. I really thought that I was not hiv+ even though I have been fatigued and had some other symptoms such as canker sores and folliculitis. Still, I... Read more »

hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...when something is not right with your body i am so scared please somebody help me i have insomnia has any one started having hiv symptoms at 6 months also have severe herpe outbreak Read more »

Weird Sleeplessness Problem hiv related?

Posted by Anonymous
...thing for the past 8 months and have written it off to stress. However, it has become particularly severe now, and I wonder if hiv infection might be causing this. For the past 3 weeks straight I have been unable to sleep uninterrupted for more... Read more »