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What Parts Of The Cardiovascular System Is Affected By Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...changes andmetabolic problems. Some treatments can help with certain lipodystrophychanges, but nothing has been proven to get rid of all them. This info sheet looks at treatments for fat gain. See also Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss , and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes . Treatments for Fat Gain Fat gain, especially visceral fat in the belly, can cause a number...
Ask the Experts

Co-administration and contraindications of EDTA and HIV medications.

Dr. Henry,Thank you for your prompt response, last night, Feb, 28th, on my inquiry of alternative treatments for experienced HIV patients who suffer with cardiovascular side effects, but it appears that you 'skirt' around many of my specific...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...viewpoints have been summarized in four books: The Chelation Answer: How to Prevent Hardening of the Arteries and Rejuvenate Your Cardiovascular System (1982), by Morton Walker, D.P.M., and Garry Gordon, M.D.; Chelation Therapy: The Key to... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of nonsmokers after adjusting for other factors such as age, CD4 cell count, and viral load. Similarly, a recent analysis involving more than 900 HIV positive women on HAART in the WIHS cohort, conducted by Joseph Feldman of the State... Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...CPE scores were associated with improved neurocognitive performance in various domains. However, an alternative method that involved simply counting the number of drugs in a regimen thought to have good CNS penetration did not predict... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies looking at supplementation with vitamin A or beta-carotene (a vitamin A precursor) for HIV positive pregnant women in parts of Africa where frank deficiency is common, however, have failed to detect decreased rates of mother-to-child... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...to get rid of all them. This info sheet looks at treatments for metabolic complications. See also Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss . Metabolic Problems... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Treatment Interruption Uncovers HIV's Attack on the Kidneys

...levels of inflammation deep within the body. This inflammation not only affects the immune system but also degrades the heart and circulatory system, the liver and kidneys. This last organ is particularly vulnerable to HIV-related damage because... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...has been proven to get rid of all them. This info sheet looks at treatments for fat loss. See also Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes . ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

... HIV and Cardiovascular Disease Why Should People With HIV Care About CVD? What Causes CVD? How Do We Measure CVD Risk? How Can You Reduce Read more »
Connect With Others

Hi I'm new

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...myself. I am a 55 year old Male living in Australia. I was diagnosed early 2008 which makes me a relatively new addition to the HIV family. I am currently not working and have not since my diagnosis. I would like to support others where I can and... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Older HIV'ers

Posted by aNewBeginning, 1 Reply
...I learned I am HIV positive on 2/03/10. I met with my infectious disease doctor two days. I would like to hear from older guys who are dealing Read more »

Life goes on

Posted by aNewBeginning, 2 Replies
...all my lab results were excellent EXCEPT... Trying to stay confident. When I find out others are positive, I always say that HIV is a chronic ailment like diabetes that needs to be treated and monitored, and will not affect longevity. But,... Read more »