Healthy Habits

The common cold and living with HIV

Getting a cold is the worst. It means two or three weeks of runny noses, sore throats, and feeling like crap. Billions of people are unlucky enough to wind up with a common cold each […]

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Nurture yourself with good nutrition

If you took health class back in school, you probably heard the word nutrition tossed around a lot. Maybe you’ve even seen it written on the side of a box of cereal or canned food. […]

Healthy Habits

Healthy food and drink suggestions

You’ve heard it before: taking care of yourself goes a long way when it comes to living healthy with HIV. Being healthy involves more than getting enough sleep, remembering to take your meds, and exercising. […]

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How to get a good night sleep

Think back to a recent day when you had a lot of energy and got a lot done. How did you sleep the night before? Soundly? Now think of a time you were grumpy and […]

Being Young and Positive, Blogs With Audio Content, Healthy Habits, Living with HIV

Tips to rev up your metabolism

We all know people who can put away an entire buffet and never gain a single pound while some of us feel like we gain weight just walking past a bakery! The reason behind this, […]

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Why you should get a flu shot

Winter is coming…and you know what that means. You still have a few months before Game of Thrones comes back, but it won’t be long before it seems like everyone you know is coming down […]

Being Young and Positive, Blogs With Audio Content, Healthy Habits, Living with HIV

Adrenaline: Living on the edge with HIV

Jumping out of a plane. Whitewater rafting. Cliff diving. Let’s face it, some of us get a surge of adrenaline when we read those words, and some of us are totally petrified. We’re all wired […]

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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 […]

Healthy Habits, 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. […]

Healthy Habits, 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 […]