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Ways To Stay Healthy With Hiv

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Staying healthy on PEP

I am a healthy 38 year-old male on my 8th day of Truvada and Kaletra due to a condom breakage while I was the bottom with a positive partner. There was no ejaculation but I understand there is still risk and therefore plan to do the 28 days of pep...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If you have had little in the way of side effects 8 days into your 28 day PEP you likely will do fine for the remaining time. Once HIV drugs are stopped there is little to no risk for ongoing toxicity. No vitamins can be recommended based on any... Read more »

Staying healthy

I have just got my first set of blood work back and the results were pretty good cd4 is 680 and viral load is 16,000.I got another set taken yesterday. I was wondering if there is a holistic way to keep my viral load down and cd4 up. I take a multi...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I can't say there is convincing strong evidence that anything above what you are doing now will be helpful. Becoming knowledgeable about HIV, safe sex, and getting a good HIV provider are useful practices. A general guide to alternative... Read more »

Staying healthy

I have just got my first set of blood work back and the results were pretty good cd4 is 680 and viral load is 16,000.I got another set taken yesterday. I was wondering if there is a holistic way to keep my viral load down and cd4 up. I take a multi...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
We have a general understanding of the means by which HIV leads to the progressive depletion of the immune system. There is a triad of intrinsic viral factors, genetically determined immune functionalities, and environmental issues that are present... Read more »

tips for staying healthy while not on meds

Im a married woman, 32, diagnosed in October. I dont need meds yet because my cd4 is over 500. In the mean time, I really want to concentrate on staying healthy and eating well. Any special rules you can recommend or anything?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
1- Make sure your viral load is not high (as a patient, I think anything above 20,000 copies/cc is not great), 2- Take a multivitamin with every meal, 3- Exercise with cardio and machines three to four times a week for an hour, 4- Find ways to... Read more »
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Staying in faith and prayer-my brother is HIV+

Posted by BlessMyBrother, 2 Replies
So grateful to discover this resource and am hoping to find support and be supportive. My brother was diagnosed + in March and he told me in April. Since that day, my life has not been the same. I love my brother more than anything in the world. We... Read more »

Staying strong

Posted by uncertain, 5 Replies
Can someone please help me get a better outlook on my newly diagnosed HIV? Read more »

22 POSITVE AND DETERMINED TO STAY POSITIVE!!

Posted by Ngonyama, 3 Replies
Hi guys, im 22years old..i live in South Africa and was jst diagnosed in April 2011..after i was diagnosed, i was confused and didnt know what to think or where to look..i consulted a doctor and he put things into perspective fore me. Iv got a... Read more »

What Are You Doing to Stay in Shape?

Posted by vripley, 12 Replies
Hi all,

I'm fascinated with how fitness and wellness have helped me to stay around on this pale blue dot we affectionately call, Earth. So what kind of fitness related training do you participate in to stay healthy, fit, and alive?

I'll start with my... Read more »