Living with HIV

What are the benefits of green tea?

What’s so great about drinking green tea when you’re living with HIV? (…besides the fact that it rhymes.) Green tea can be good for anyone, regardless of your HIV status. However, it does have added […]

Talking to a Doctor

What people living with HIV need to know about shigella

Shigella is a nasty kind of bacteria that loves to infect your gut and give you a terrible case of diarrhea that lasts for weeks. It’s important to be extra aware of Shigella when engaging […]

Living with HIV, Talking to a Doctor

What you need to know about hand-foot-and-mouth disease

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease, or HFMD, usually happens to babies and little children. It’s a virus that gets in their hands, spit, snot, and poop, and they can pass it quickly from one person to the next. […]

Living with HIV, Side Effects & Complications, Talking to a Doctor

Living with HIV and without an appetite: what do I do?

In the past, many people living with HIV used to lose their appetite because the infection ruined their appetite. Now, some modern HIV meds can have a similar effect. For some people, certain HIV medications […]

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Dealing with diarrhea: Don’t let the runs get you down 

There’s nothing worse than when you’re just trying to get through your day, but your insides won’t cooperate. You know that queasy feeling when you have to run to the bathroom all day — that’s […]

Living with HIV, Talking to a Doctor

What you should know about diabetes and HIV

Here at Positive Peers, we’re all about you living healthy and happy. Today we’re going to dive into a common health condition that can be kind of confusing — diabetes. We’ll go over what it […]

Being Young and Positive, HIV 101, Living with HIV, Newly Diagnosed, Side Effects & Complications

Taking your meds every day

It can be hard to create a new habit — like taking your meds every day. Stick with it and use the Positive Peers app to give you daily reminders to keep up the good […]

Living with HIV

Secrets to getting the best night sleep

Sleep is about more than just giving your mind a break — it’s also the time you’re body heals and recovers! Watch the video for some tips on how to get the best night sleep. For more […]

Living with HIV, Mental health, Your Rights

Health benefits of animal therapy

Animal-assisted therapy is a field that uses animals to help people deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), physical injuries, and other health problems. The goal of animal therapy is to improve people’s social, physical, […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

How to disclose your HIV status on dating and hookup apps

We believe that HIV should never stand in the way of your life — and that includes looking for love or a little bit of lovin’. And dating and hookup apps are a great way […]