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Ways To Treat Fatigue

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AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

... What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do 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 cannot do things as easily as they used to. You
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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, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side effects (e.g., Nexium, TriCor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...undetectable till last month just a blip so my Doc changed my meds to Epzicom so we will see how that works. I have experienced extreme fatigue for the last year. On Thyroid meds, Cortisol level is normal, also prescribed Lexapro 20mg for about... Read more »

Yet another question on fatigue

I have been Aids defined since 2002, tcells are about 1000 now on meds, VL was undetectable till last month just a blip so my Doc changed my meds to Epzicom so we will see how that works. I have experienced extreme fatigue for the last year. On...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Fatigue is very commonly associated with depression. Talk to your HIV specialist to see if you require additional evaluation or treatment. Counseling (psychotherapy) and an adjustment in your antidepressant medication may be helpful.2.... Read more »

Adderall for Fatigue (ADDERALL VS. PROVIGIL)

Doc,I have been poz for about 6 years and have been taking Atripla. I have been managing fatigue for several years now. I exercise, eat well and get plenty of rest, but still suffer from fatigue. I have been reading about using adderall and have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The best way to treat HIV-related fatigue is to identify the specific cause or causes and specifically treat these underlying problems. Common causes Read more »

Started meds 3 wks ago - fatigue/depression normal?

Hi,I just started meds (Truvada once a day and Isentress twice a day) about 3 wks ago. After about 18 mos HIV+ without meds, my CD4 count had dropped to around 250-275 and CD4% to 7.9%. VL was quite low (2-5K) for being untreated.For the past six...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...discuss your HIV/AIDS-related fatigue complaint with your HIV specialist. A thorough evaluation is warranted. The most effective treatment involves identifying all the underlying causes and specifically treating each of them. Review the... Read more »
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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...health care provider immediately if you experience a bad rash or a rash together with any of the following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Fatigue

... 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 »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Dealing With Fatigue

... By itself, fatigue is not a "disease." When persistent and severe, however, fatigue (feeling tired all the time, lacking stamina, having too little energy to do things) can disrupt one's life, interfering with daily activities, socializing, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...hematocrit can indicate anemia. With anemia, the cells do not get enough oxygen to function normally. People with anemia feel tired all the time and might look pale. See Fact Sheet 551 on fatigue and Fact Sheet 552 on anemia. Mean... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...be enlarged for more than 3 months. Other symptoms often experienced months to years before the onset of AIDS include * Lack of energy * Weight loss * Frequent fevers and sweats * Persistent or frequent yeast infections (oral or... Read more »

Fatigue

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 »

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 »

loss of stamina, side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the first people tested, back in 1985. I never had any complaint, or took any therapies, untill last Summer. My T-cells were always low but I felt great. I really enjoyed sports and was very competitive for my age. I'm 44. I did construction work... Read more »