We all know why it's important to take your HIV medications every day. It keeps the virus in check, keeps you healthy and decreases your chances of becoming resistant to the meds. And when your HIV is undetectable on meds for more than six months, you're not at risk of sexual transmission of HIV.
But let's face it: For most people, taking HIV medications every day as prescribed isn't the easiest thing to do.
The reality is that everyday life brings with it obstacles that can block the way between you and your meds.
Read on for a quick rundown of some of the common reasons why people skip their meds.