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Ways To Stay Healthy With Hiv

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body. It is also the largest -- about the size of a football. It is protected
Ask the Experts

Diabetes and HIV

I was just recently diagnosed with HIV. I have been a Type 2 Diabetic for 3years. I am on 500 mg of Metformin 2xday, 60 mg of Glipizide 1xday and I am taking a blood pressure med 20 mg 1x day "Lisprol". I go in 2 weeks to see a specialist to have my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...There is no drug interaction between your diabetes medicine and meds that may be used to treat HIV. The blood pressure medicine is probably lisinopril, which is also safe with anti-HIV meds. The things I would discuss with Read more »

Reducing stress

I've heard by many that reducing stress is a good way of staying healthy with HIV. I am not a spiritual person, not into religion or anything like that. What are other ways to reduce stress?
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...There are many ways to reduce stress. A regular exercise program where you do some kind of vigorous exercise like even just walking quickly for Read more »

What is the best way to educate yourself about HIV prevention

Dear Dr Frascino,Yesterday before we went trick or treating my 12 year old son revealed to me that he is Gay. I had always had my suspicions but I wasn't expecting him to come out so soon. I thought I would have an easier time with it but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of haters out there and the laws regarding marriage and military service are discriminatory, unjust and senseless. And yes, HIV/AIDS is more prevalent in the gay male community. All of these things are true, and if you want to help your son and... Read more »

new way treatment cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Possibly. The key to HIV eradication will be the elimination of long-lived infected cells. If drugs or mechanisms can be developed to purge/destroy these Read more »
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The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

... Listen to Audio (49 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here . Welcome. My name is Kellee Terrell and I'm the news editor for Read more »
The Body

"I Talk Because": A Better Way to Do HIV/AIDS Awareness Ads

... In case you missed it, on Dec. 7 the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) began airing an HIV prevention public service announcement (PSA) with the tagline, " It's Never Just HIV. " The PSA targets young men who have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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

African Leaders to Meet to Discuss Ways to Fight HIV/AIDS, Improve Women's Health

...parliament from Botswana, Kenya, Namibia and Tanzania next week will meet in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss strategies for fighting HIV/AIDS and improving women's health, Xinhua News Agency reports. Discussion topics for the two-day conference,... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres why, I had a chunk of skin Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Related to HIV in any way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...any part of my body (generally my limbs). As this is well past the timing for ARS, is there any way this could be related to HIV infection? Even if I was experiencing late ARS, has anyone ever heard of this as a symptom? Cheers. Read more »