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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe data is mixed on that but good groups have also reported little association between altered cortisol levels and the manifestations of lipidystrophy/HIV related metabolic disturbances. Another theory is that altered insulin function is a common... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Well you have several misconceptions here that are probably leading to your confusion on this issue. First, "is it fair to say" some body builders use testosterone and anabolic steroids to increase muscle mass? Sure its fair, but the... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationA tummy tuck is also known as abdominoplasty; it removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles after someone loses a lot of weight, pregnancy, etc that make their belly sag.It sounds to me that your belly is... Read more »
UCLA School of MedicineI agree that there is still much to learn regarding what is causing lipodystrophy and how to manage it. It is further complicated by the fact that it behaves differently in all people, some experiencing more of the fat loss, some the fat gain and... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIs 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesIn fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »
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