Get basic facts about heart disease – what it is, symptoms of heart attack, HIV and heart disease, how to reduce your risk factors, and more.
Submitted on : Oct 17, 2014
Get basic information about a variety of approaches to treating the metabolic changes that may result from HIV disease or HIV drugs.
Submitted on : Oct 1, 2014
Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. This article addresses treatments for fat loss, or lipoatrophy.
Submitted on : Sep 30, 2014
Learn about a variety of treatments for fat gain, or lipohypertrophy.
Submitted on : Sep 22, 2014
Get basic information about lipodystrophy: body shape changes, metabolic complications, and causes and treatment of fat loss and fat gain.
Submitted on : Sep 19, 2014
Learn what hyperlipidemia is, how to know if you have it, and options for lowering your lipid levels, including important tips on dietary fats.
Submitted on : Sep 18, 2014
I have Hyperadiposity, one of the 2 sub-definitions of this complication of HIV (lipodystrophy), excess fat in my belly and back. Did it come from the Crixivan I took many years ago or is it a...
Submitted on : Sep 12, 2012
(Dr Albert Canas applies Sculptra in my face) Yes , many people are very afraid to start their HIV medications because of lipoatrophy or lipodistrophy (fat loss or gaining fat in some areas). Well...
Submitted on : Oct 3, 2011

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Get basic information about hormones, how HIV and HIV drugs can affect hormone levels, and different ways to treat shortages of hormones.

Learn about lactic acidosis – what it is, what causes it, symptoms, treatment, and risk factors for developing this rare but serious condition.

Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find a friendly health care provider who is knowledgeable about HIV and pregnancy. Some health care providers simply are not aware of the wealth of information about pregnancy planning for their patients living with HIV (HIV+). Perhaps even more challenging, though, are the judgmental attitudes that many health care providers still have.