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Treating Fatigue

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Success treating fatigue

Dear Sir,I have receievd great relief with dextroamphetamine sulphate. It does not affect appetite or sleep, and helps even my mood out. In fact, it helps appetite! I've gained weight on it. It's been a lifesaver, with no bad side effects. Trouble...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...(it's "speed"). Stimulants can be useful in treating those with advanced HIV disease, when no other treatable cause for the fatigue can be identified. Because many people with HIV disease also have current or past problems with substance abuse,... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed,... Read more »

extreme fatigue and lack of energy

i am just diagnosed about 6 months now, and have been on treatment for 4 months. combivir and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or psychological. With physical fatigue , your muscles... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Dealing With Fatigue

...preferable to treat the cause of a problem rather than its manifestation. If fatigue remains, then it can be treated subsequently. Treating Fatigue Several treatment approaches have been used to treat fatigue in the context of HIV infection.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange


... Fatigue (tiredness, weakness or a lack of energy) -- crawling out of bed feeling like you've been hit by a truck and going downhill from there -- can be caused by many HAART Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Comprehensive Look at HIV-Related Fatigue

...effective in reversing depression and fatigue. Sometimes experimentation may be necessary to determine which form is superior for treating fatigue in a specific individual. In addition to anabolic steroids, injections of human growth hormone... Read more »
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Extreme fatigue and severe night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Hi everyone, the protease inhibitors are not working for me, I have extreme fatigue and night sweats, I would do anything to have some energy back into my life, any ideas about any over the counter herbs or other Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what this term entails, i'm guessing it is different from feeling tired after a days activities? Also does ARS possible entail fatigue? and if so approx. how long would it take to wear off? Read more »

tired and fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
...How does being tired and fatigued involve HIV ? and when does these two weird acts start to take effect on your life when you contract the virus ? Read more »


Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist Read more »