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Possible Weight Gain While Hiv Positive

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does it mean wen a person is HIV positive,there's no possibility of gaining weight

When a person is HIV positive,is there a possibility for the person to gain weight? What are the kind of food that would make an HIV patient look heathy.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...The average person who starts HIV treatment gains weight. Only those with uncontrolled HIV replication, infections, diarrhea, organ related issues, hormonal unbalance, decreased appetite Read more »

Daly menu plan fo an HIV positive lady to gain weight

Hello, I was wondering if you could possibly help me with providing a daily menu plan to gain... Read more »

weight gain and hiv

how do i gain weight when not on any hiv drugs, do i need to do endurance execises? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Therapy: Nutritional Supplements Can Help Patients Gain Weight, Raise CD4 Counts

...function and are thought to improve cognitive development as well. Both standard and enriched supplements produced significant weight gains of roughly 3 percent, mostly in the form of increased fat mass. However, the peptide-based formula... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Multivitamins Improve Weight Gain in HIV-Infected, Pregnant Women

...infections, diminished dietary intake, and nutrient malabsorption. The article "Effect of Multivitamin and Vitamin A Supplements on Weight Gain During Pregnancy Among HIV-1-Infected Women" in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2002;76:... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya's National AIDS Control Council Says That Recent Violence, Sexual Assaults Will Reverse Gains Made Against HIV/AIDS

... Widespread sexual assaults during postelection violence in Kenya likely will reverse gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Miriam Were, chair of the country's National AIDS Control Council , said Tuesday, the Nation/AllAfrica.com reports... Read more »
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is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
...I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because Read more »

how can i gain weight being positive

Posted by tracey, 1 Reply
...help is there any thing that i can take to gain weight and keep it on? has anyone ever taken a supplement called juven? DOES IT HELP YOU GAIN WEIGHT 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 »