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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 are prone to lose vital lean body mass. Exercise has been shown in multiple clinical... Read more »

Benefits of exercise

Can you please discuss and/or refer me to any articles/research that discusses the benefits,... Read more »

exercise and nutrition for hiv sufferers

Please give me info on the importance of exercise and nutrition for hiv sufferers.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

Why Is Exercise Important? What Are the Advantages of Exercise? What Are the Risks of Exercise? Exercise Guidelines for People With HIV The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Exercise Important? Exercise cannot control or fight HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exercise Helps With Better Brain Functioning in HIV-Infected Adults

A study by Dr. David J. Moore and colleagues of the University of California, San Diego, found that regular exercise can help preserve the mental functioning of people with HIV infection. In spite of antiretroviral drug treatment, approximately half... Read more »

Exercise, Aging and HIV

Introduction Where Are We Today? The Physical Benefits of Exercise The Psychological Benefits of Exercise Getting Started What Works Conclusion Introduction As dietitians, we spend most of our time with clients talking about... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Exercise: The Best Therapy for Managing Side Effects

There are many benefits of exercise in HIV disease. Besides the evident improved self-image, energy level, and mental outlook, several research studies performed with HIV-positive people have found the following clinical benefits in body composition... 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 lipodystrophy, or who are nervous about wasting. The article... Read more »

Health Expert Nelson Vergel's Personal Exercises

Posted by bartleby
Someone recently asked how our expert Nelson Vergel keeps fit. So Nelson shared some of his personal leg exercises. (and if you didn't know, he is very, very fit, as you can see below)

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Let's Talk Nutrition and Exercise!

Posted by bartleby, 6 Replies
Staying healthy with HIV doesn't have to be hard. What do you do to keep fit? What do you eat? Got any good recipes? Share with others! Read more »


Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
is 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 »