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Neuropathy And Weight Lifting

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I'm off AZT and lifting weights, now what?

Dear Nelson, How are you doing (T cells, viral load, exercise schedule, etc)? I haven't heard from you in several years. I hope that you can make it to the next Market Days in Chicago. I just dumped retrovir (AZT) for tenofovir (Viread)....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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Tom:I am sorry it took me a long time to answer this email. I am a little confused with your email. Are you taking Ziagen and Viread as a dual therapy only with no other drug? Talk to your doctor about this combo since some interactions have been... Read more »

Lifting heavy weight is NOT good???

Hi Mr Nelson. I have a question I wanted to ask you. I have been lifting heavy weight for almost 8... Read more »

ExercisingWeight Lifting and HIV

Is exercising and or weight lifting ok for an Hiv + individual who is relatively healthy. If so... Read more »
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Warming Up to HIV and Exercise

The Basics of Fitness Resistance Training Cardiovascular Training Flexibility Training Balance Training and Mind-Body Training Other Suggestions Over and over again you have been told to exercise as a part of your plan for living with... Read more »

Hormones and Body Composition

Effects of testosterone and progressive resistance training in eugonadal men with AIDS wasting (Poster, WePpB1383) Authored by C. Corcoran C. Corcoran investigated the independent effects of testosterone and progressive resistance training... Read more »

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Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

Problematic Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Well, I feel odd speaking of the subject, but I have an increasing problem with my weight since going on the cocktail. My VL is 10K and TCells are 480, but my weight keeps going up. Is has become such a problem that my Dr is now increasing my... Read more »

what'll really take your mind off this

Posted by eddie14, 1 Reply
hey everyone,

glad to see the posts getting back to normal.

I have been running and lifting weights, doing anything to keep my mind off of this window period, and within the last two days, I have herniated two of my lumbar discs. I have not had one... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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