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Work And Exercise And HIV/Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
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 during a speech at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C., USA... 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/ reports. The pledge was made in the Nigerian capital of Abuja... 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

The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of 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... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Working Out With HIV/AIDS and trying to focus on living life

Hi, I was wondering about working out with HIV. I've been pos since probably late 90's and a history of crypto meningitis in 2005. I am also a MC veteran so I have received a lot of counseling. When I was admitted in the hospital my cd4...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Hello and thanks for writing! Your focused work at physical recovery is impressive and the results are clearly evident. As you probably intuitively know, such physical exercise is really good for emotions and mood as well. People just feel better... Read more »

Re: Exercising Weight Lifting and HIV

<< Could you recommend a web site for learning more about hiv and working out. -- Texas >> << I don't know of any good web site, but perhaps other readers will chime in. -- ATP >> ...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Here's a suggestion from a reader of the site: I'll post any other suggestions I get that look good.ATP... Read more »

Aids, Exercise and supplementation

Hi Nelson,bought your book. I just have a few questions.Started exercising after a two and a half year break. Had a lymphoma and received chemo. All going well now. Started going to gym again , about 4 months ago. Find myself to be very weak and get...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I would go see a nutritionist, but not just any nutritionist. Many of them are not trained to deal with metabolic issues and just recommend the pyramid as their only guidelines. Ask to see a clinical or sports registered dietitian.You seem to be... Read more »

ExercisingWeight Lifting and HIV

Is exercising and or weight lifting ok for an Hiv + individual who is relatively healthy. If so what would you recommend on starting out. I have the means to start a workout program at a local gym. The only problem is I have mild fatigue and...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Dear San Antonio,I am definitely pro-excercise. For people with HIV it is not only OK but highly recommended. At the risk of sounding like a zealot, here are some of the benefits: it can improve depression, decrease fatigue, it prevents heart... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 payments. These ex-wives of mine do not know I have hiv. Will I be able to work full time when on... Read more »

Can you work full time through life with hiv/aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I have been positive for a year with cd4 468 and viral load of 13K. No meds yet. I am only 36. I have been divorced twice with four children and very very large child support obligations. I have talked with my doctors and read about the... Read more »

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 at a major research university and I am not "out" at... Read more »

Let's Talk Nutrition and Exercise!

Posted by bartleby, 6 Replies
Staying healthy with HIV doesn't have to be hard. What do you do to keep fit? What do you eat? Got any good recipes? Share with others! Read more »