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Precautions Of Hiv When Exercise

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benefits and/or precautions for exercise in the patient with HIV/AIDS

Can you please discuss and/or refer me to any articles/research that discusses the benefits, precautions, guidelines or contraindications of exercise (aerobic, strengthening, stretching) for a person with HIV and the person with AIDS? Has any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I strongly recommend exercise for everyone HIV+ or not! It may be even more crucial for those of us with HIV disease or other chronic conditions because we Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Nelson, is there any documented research that shows that regular exercise keeps the onset of AIDS... Read more »

nutrition exercise and hiv positive

hi. I have heard people say hiv positive people should eat healthy, how does what one eats affect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...levels. Injuries may take more time to heal. You can lose lean body mass if you exercise too much. Serious cases can lead to AIDS wasting (see Fact Sheet 519 ). You can injure yourself if you use the wrong "form" in exercises. Exercise can help... Read more »
The Body

It Ain't Easy: Exercise, HIV and Me

...feel good about my body. I lift because I know that it is actually helping me stay strong and flexible. More importantly, I exercise because it empowers me to fight this HIV running inside of me. I still lift weights just as much as I did before... Read more »

Exercise, Aging and HIV the facts and where we stand today in order. Where Are We Today? Twenty-seven percent of all people living with AIDS in the U.S. are over 50. In New York City this percentage jumps to over 36% for those over 50 and a whopping 74%... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increased Evidence Finds Exercise Beneficial to HIV-Positive People, Sacramento Bee Reports increasing muscle mass and improving heart and lung endurance, the Sacramento Bee reports. Many people living with HIV/AIDS have begun or resumed exercise regimens since the development of antiretroviral drugs in the 1990s, according to... Read more »
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Exercise and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...I'm currently writing an article on exercise, yoga, and HIV and would be interested in speaking with people who are exercising and trying to maintain their weight, lose weight, deal with Read more »


Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies it possible for doing too much exercise to advance the virus? exercise is a good thing in general, but is there too much? Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »