02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 10: Side Effects & Complications, 11: Healthy Habits

Video: Tips for getting more sleep when you’re living with HIV

Tips for getting more sleep when you’re living with HIV Getting more sleep is important to stay healthy when you’re living with #HIV. 😴 😴 😴 Not getting enough shuteye? 😩 Check out these tips. […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 08: Peer Support

Video: This is Jen.

This is Jen. This is Jen presenting the AIDS Memorial Quilt at MetroHealth. Jen is often one of the first people you get to meet during your HIV care at MetroHealth. In addition to the […]

07: Protecting my Partner

Video: How do I tell my partner I am living with HIV?

How do I tell my partner I’m living with HIV? ❤️ How do I tell my partner I’m living with HIV? Here’s some advice for starting that conversation in this video: Positive Peers is made […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 17: Young and Positive

Video: Your mouth and HIV

Your mouth and HIV Your mouth and HIV: Did you know your mouth may be the first place to show signs of HIV? Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. Department of Health and […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 07: Protecting my Partner, 09: Sex When Living with HIV

Can I only have sex with other HIV-positive people?

Being HIV-positive doesn’t mean you can’t have sex. Once you know you have HIV, you know you don’t want to give it to somebody else. Yes, HIV is usually transmitted through sexual activity, so it’s […]

03: Getting Tested for HIV

What are CD4 counts and viral loads?

When you have HIV, doctors send you to the lab for blood draw so they can determine two important blood test results: CD4 count, or t-cell count, which measures the quantity of a specific white […]

05: HIV Healthcare

How drug assistance programs can help you afford your HIV meds

You’ve seen this advice a dozen times by now: Take your HIV meds every day exactly like your doctor says. Then you find out that anti-retroviral therapy (ART) can cost thousands of dollars a month. […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 05: HIV Healthcare

HIV-AIDS glossary: Words you need to know

These are some of the most common terms about HIV, AIDS, the immune system, HIV treatments, HIV testing and HIV prevention. HIV Basic Terms HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus. A virus that attacks the immune system […]

03: Getting Tested for HIV

What happens during a HIV test?

The hardest things about HIV tests are making up your mind to get tested and waiting for your results. The tests themselves are incredibly simple: You may have a blood sample taken, or you may […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 05: HIV Healthcare

Video: Steps for keeping meds on hand

Steps for keeping meds on hand It’s important to make sure you keep your HIV meds on hand at all time! Check out our tips for making sure you always have your prescription ready!   Positive Peers […]