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Sports Athletes With Hiv

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HIV and contact sports

Hello and thank you for all your work on this site. As someone who recently found out I was infected thebody.com really helped me in the first week or two before I calmed down, especially all the doctors' forum responses.I wanted to ask a question...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Get your viral load to undetectable most of all. I think there are contact sports that present fewer risks of bleeding than others, so I would probably gravitate towards those.How can you enjoy any sport when Read more »

HIV/sports

Hello from Sweden, I am 66 years, master swimmer got HIV from Asia 3 years ago Now first week on... Read more »

Competitive in Sports with HIV ??

Do you think it's possible to still stay at the top for a few more years in aphysically hard sport... Read more »
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Sports and Support: An Entry From an HIV-Positive Athlete

...popular. I currently play for Philadelphia Falcons Soccer Club. Since I have been so involved with POZIAM and my work in the HIV/AIDS community, I took time off from playing soccer and before I knew it, 3 years had passed. I started seeing my... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Athletes, Sports Leagues Should Increase HIV/AIDS Advocacy Programs, Opinion Piece Says

... While sports have been a "vehicle" for disseminating HIV/AIDS advocacy, prevention and education information in Africa and developing countries in Asia, Eastern Europe and South America, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington, D.C.: College Athletes Use Sports to Teach Kids About AIDS

...program that teams up college athletes with local youth to provide them with the tools and information they need to prevent HIV/AIDS. "Sports are a way to break the ice and begin a serious discussion," said Tyler Spencer, the project's founder... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fiji: Players to Promote HIV Message

... Fiji soccer players will learn more about HIV/AIDS and promote peer and youth education about the disease under a joint agreement signed Tuesday. The Fiji Football Association Read more »
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LOOKING FOR HIV+ ATHLETES IN & NEAR NYC...

Posted by icastu
...airing on Logo only. These athletes will be filmed talking about the passion they have for their sport and how living with HIV does not prevent them from pursuing what they love and maintaining their lifestyle. They will be considering athletes... Read more »

LOOKING FOR HIV+ ATHLETES IN & NEAR NYC...

Posted by icastu
...airing on Logo only. These athletes will be filmed talking about the passion they have for their sport and how living with HIV does not prevent them from pursuing what they love and maintaining their lifestyle. They will be considering athletes... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of Parasthesias other mild... Read more »

My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...Sorry everyone but this is a rant! I am in the process of seeking another HIV MD specialist. I swear some MD's have ZERO human interaction skills. I recently saw my current HIV MD for my follow up and he Read more »