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Work And Exercise And HIV/Aids

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AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

... Why Is Exercise Important? What Are the Advantages of Exercise? What Are the Risks of Exercise? Exercise Guidelines for People With HIV The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Exercise Important? Exercise cannot control or fight HIV disease, but it may help you feel better and fight many of the side effects of HIV disease and HIV medications.
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HIV Lab Work

Ok, so ive had hiv for approx 3 years now , and i just got my latest blood work yesterday with 8 areas out of normal range and i would like to know if you think if my time to start taking meds is becoming close Cd4 is at 504 ( was at 700 3 months...
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
...From purely an HIV standpoint, you are in pretty good shape. You don't indicate what the prior CD4% was, but assuming it was around 28%, your change Read more »

STOPPING MY TRUVADA'?????? (BONE DISEASE AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

HII HAVE BEEN ON KALETRA Y TRUVADA FOR 4YRS NOW AND TODAY MY DC HAS TOLD ME TO STOP THE TRUVADA AND JUST TAKE KALETRA 2 IN THE MRNING N 2 EVENING??I HAVE JUST RECENTLY IN 2010 HAD 2 TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NICROSIS,PLEASE PLEASE IS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, there has not been a firm link with osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). I'll reprint below some information from the archives about bone disease and HIV/AIDS.I would be concerned about Kaletra mono-therapy. Depending on your resistance... Read more »

HIV/AIDS

I was just recently hospitalized with "suspected PCP pneumonia" and was diagnosed with HIV. My CD4 count was 3, the lowest my doc has ever seen and my Viral Load at 199,000. He put me on Truvada and Sustiva. How long can I expect to see my CD4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you have full-blown AIDS with a very low CD4 count and high viral load is, no doubt, shocking news. Are you working with an HIV/AIDS specialist physician? If not, that should be your first order of business.Next, was your PCP diagnosis confirmed?... Read more »

What to work on next.

In June of this year I was hospitalized with PCP. Lost my job, was encouraged to apply for SSI, and SSDI, and never return to work. ^ months later I'm on a regular regimen of drugs, and have similar problems of others on your site. Sleepliness,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...applies!The increase in your CD4 count from 4 to 176 is great! Hopefully your plasma viral load is now undetectable as well.As for HIV-associated fatigue, this often is a multifactorial problem with several underlying conditions all working in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. HIV/AIDS, Development Work in Africa "Wise Exercise of American Influence," Bush Says

... The U.S. effort to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa is "work of healing and redemption" and is a "wise exercise of American influence," President Bush said Thursday Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian, Ugandan First Ladies Pledge to Work Jointly on HIV/AIDS Issues

...Ugandan first lady Janet Museveni and Nigerian first lady Turai Umaru Yar'Adua last week pledged to work together to address HIV/AIDS in their countries, the New Vision/AllAfrica.com reports. The pledge was made in the Nigerian capital of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Case Challenging U.S. Policy Requiring Overseas HIV/AIDS Groups to Oppose Commercial Sex Work

...Appeals in New York City on Friday heard oral arguments in a lawsuit involving a U.S. policy requiring that recipients of federal HIV/AIDS service grants pledge to oppose commercial sex work, the New York Sun reports (Goldstein, New York Sun... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Read more »
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HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program Read more »

Can you work full time with hiv/aids forever?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, I am an hiv positive 36 year bisexual male with two divorces. I have four children from the marriage that I have very large child support Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and CAM

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...HIV/AIDS and CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) by Bradford McIntyre Initially, there were no drugs available to treat Read more »