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Ways To Avoid Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Legislature Examining Ways to Avoid HIV/AIDS Medication Copayments in State Budget

New Jersey lawmakers on Tuesday indicated that they are examining ways to avoid proposed co-payments for some people living with HIV/AIDS who receive medications though the state, NorthJersey.com reports. The copayments are part of Gov. Jon... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Complete Adherence to Antiretroviral Drug Regimens Best Way to Avoid Development of Drug-Resistant HIV, Study Says

Complete adherence to antiretroviral drug treatment is the best way to prevent HIV from mutating and developing drug resistance, according to a study to be published in the Feb. 1 issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases that was presented on... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

5 Ways Adults Can Help Young People Avoid Getting HIV/AIDS

No one can turn back the hands of time, but with the benefit of hindsight, we often wish that we had made different choices or had had information to help us make a better decision. Cory and Jah were diagnosed with HIV at about age 16. Now 25, they... Read more »
Ask the Experts

RE: Echinacea - info to avoid if HIV+

The HIV+ should be wary of herbal and other supplementsthat say the "boost" or "activate" the immune system.One problem with HIV, and one of the ways it creates theconditions needed for continued replication areprecisely to put...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Echinacea,Thank you for that enlightening message. Immune activation like with IL 2 is also not advisable unless the HIV is under total control. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.... Read more »

How can I avoid lipodistrophy

I have been living with HIV since 1997, I take meds since october 2008 (Truvada & Caletra), after 3 months of being in a hosptital with histoplasmosis, I lost 15 pounds... now I am almost in shape again but my face is still thin, I know it is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fat loss (lipoatrophy) can occur due to aging, low CD4 count, time with HIV, genetics and other non-drug factors. Weight loss in setting of a serious AIDS complication can decrease fat in many regions. Once the AIDS complication is under better... Read more »

HOW TO AVOID THRUSH

HELLO DOCTOR, I AM HIV POSITIVE AND I AM TAKING PENICILLIN FOR MY DENTAL INFECTION, I AM VERY SCARED BECAUSE ANTIBIOTICS CAN TRIGGER TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRUSH, IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN AVOID OR PREVENT THRUSH FROM DEVELOPING. IS THERE ANY VITAMINS...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
There are certain steps you can take to prevent thrush (candidiasis) such as reducing the amount of sugar in your diet, brushing and flossing regularly. People have spoken of hte benefits of eating yogurt with active cultures as a means of... Read more »

avoiding neuropathy

Hi Nelson,What substances or supplements are helpful in order to avoid neuropathy?Thanks.Zack...
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 best way to avoid neuropathy is to avoid the "D" Drugs like DDC, DDI, and D4T. However, some people with HIV who have not taken these drugs may also have neuropathy. The only study that I have seen on the use of supplements for... Read more »
Connect With Others

How To Avoid Excessive Negative Thinking

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 5 Replies
I really appreciate reading so many of your posts that give hope and receiving encouraging messages from some of you who are going through many of things that I have or will go through.

Recently, I received a message from Mike that reminded me that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

Efavirenz: ways to fight its sleep-reduction.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
If Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute it with another drug).

However, there are ways to ensure your sleep is as good as possible.

Important discovery: Read more »

avoiding reporting requirements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.

My question is this,

Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »