Ways To Treat AIDS Dementia
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University of Miami School of MedicineNeuropsychological testing is the most precise way to assess your cognitive capacity. A neurological exam would assess whether you have any of the motor signs or symptoms, such as hand tremor, gait problems, arm or leg weakness.There are no lab... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,HIV-related cognitive dysfunction is much more common than many folks (including some HIV docs) realize. I'll post below some information about HIV-related cognitive impairment and other neuropsychiatric disorders. You could show this... Read more »
Psychotherapist and AuthorThe best way is to ask your partner what exactly he wants from you in terms of how to talk about his condition. It is important that you remind him that you are only trying to figure out how to relate to him as a full person, which includes the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,The Web site states "Immune Plus is a natural alternative to HIV drugs . . . . It is not a guaranteed cure, but it does support a sufferer to live a normal life free from the effects of HIV and free from drug side effects. In addition it... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesMy son is 40 5'9 and good looking very intelligent,now to see him, his personal hygene is not on his mind ,it breaks my heart to know he was raped !,before finding out he had aids went to jail on a misdemeanor charge and was raped by the black men... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 4 RepliesSorry friends for my earlier angy post, but a diagnosis that you are losing control of your emotions and your higher brain functions due to HIV is most distressing.
My HIV specialist and my AIDS neurologist at UCLA have both told me that the... Read more »
Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.
1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.
During my second month of college, our professor
gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student
and had breezed through the questions until... Read more »
Posted by mrc911, 2 RepliesI was recently diagnosed with HIV dementia. I am extremely depressed and have been out of work since June. My tcell count is 660 and viral load <60. I feel like I am going crazy just thinking about having to take more meds and the cost of the... Read more »
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