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Lipodystrophy Belly

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Fiber and Lipodystrophy belly

Nelson, I heard that eating fiber can help us with the belly problem. Is this true? should I take fiber supplements? What foods?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Fiber slows down the absorption of carbohydrates into the blood stream and has been found to decrease insulin resistance. Insulin resistance has been linked to abdominal fat accumulation in HIV.Here is a great page that describes the different... Read more »

Lypodystrophy dialema

Im on combivir and nevirapine now have noticed lipodystrophy on my belly and legs doc, what do you... Read more »

need updates on hgh and lipodystrophy

is there any new evidence showing Hgh treatment as a good treatment in lipodystrophy (aka) Belly... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

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

...bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is locateddeep in the belly under the muscle. Subcutaneous fat is the layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...improvement in fat. However, volunteers using tesamorelin did not believe a noticeable change occurred in the size of their bellies. Project Inform's Perspective The reasons why a person wants to use tesamorelin may be more of a deciding... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Lipodystrophy

...accumulation , also known as hyperadiposity . In fat accumulation, fat builds up in particular parts of the body, especially the belly, breasts and back of the neck. What Does Lipodystrophy Look Like? Places where fat may accumulate: back of... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is locateddeep in the belly under the muscle. Subcutaneous fat is the layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like... Read more »
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can you avoid lipodystrophy?

Posted by hopefulone, 4 Replies
...s there a way you can avoid or lesson the impact of lipodystrophy if on atripla? good diet and regular exercise? or regardless of exercise and diet youre going to change? Read more »

Lipodystrophy and hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...been on various other medications. I have lipodystrophy in my stomach (severely bloated). I have a hairy body except on my belly which has now does not have any hair on it. My doctor says that that is what sometimes happens. I am just... Read more »

lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is anyone suffering from lipo, without really too much fat loss?I'm getting really big, but haven't experienced the thin legs thing yet(in fact my thighs are pretty mushy and fat)I'm wondering if the loss part usually happens first or second?Also,... Read more »

lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »