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Aging With HIV: What We Know and What You Can Do Img

Aging With HIV: What We Know and What You Can Do

In the early years of the epidemic, few people would have guessed that we would ever talk about aging with HIV. Now, it's one of the topics at the top of everyone's minds.

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Living With HIV -- and Everything Else

Recently, a 55-year-old gay man announced to his dinner companions, "Well, I hear that having HIV is now just about taking one pill a day. I can do that, so I'm going to stop using condoms."

As anyone living with HIV knows, managing this disease is ...

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Aging Before Your Time?

Introduction An Aging Epidemic Common Manifestations of Aging How Does HIV Affect Aging? Does HIV Accelerate Aging? What Can You Do?

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We are all aging, whether we are HIV positive or negative. It is part of the natural cours...

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Cardiovascular Disease and HIV

In the past 10 years, mortality and complication rates for HIV/AIDS have fallen because of the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). This experience is a remarkable success story. As a result, many now consider living with HIV a chroni...

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Positive Aging: What You Should Know

As we age, there are common body changes that often result in physiological vulnerabilities and medical conditions as well as an increased risk of illnesses and diseases. For people with HIV, there is the added complexity of hidden effects from the v...