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 : Jan 4, 2017
Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. This article addresses treatments for fat loss, or lipoatrophy.
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2016
Get basic information about a variety of approaches to treating the metabolic changes that may result from living with HIV or taking HIV drugs.
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2016
Learn about a variety of treatments for fat gain, or lipohypertrophy.
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2016
Get basic information about lipodystrophy: body shape changes, metabolic complications, and causes and treatment of fat loss and fat gain.
Submitted on : Oct 17, 2016
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 7, 2016
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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There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are a woman living with HIV and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what might be the best for you, and prepare for discussions with your health care provider.

The number of older women living with HIV is growing. Read about aging with HIV, aging-related health challenges, stigma and support, and more.

The 2010 WRI meeting aimed to address the complex question: What makes women vulnerable to HIV infection, and once infected, to disease progression?