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 […]

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, Side Effects & Complications, Uncategorized

How to use herbal and natural remedies for HIV med side effects

Some people experience annoying side effects from their HIV medications. That’s natural, and most go away as your body adjusts to the meds. For others, it can take a little while of dealing with side […]

Living with HIV, Side Effects & Complications

How to manage depression when you’re living with HIV

If you have HIV, you probably have experienced depression at some point or another. In fact, depression is very common among HIV-positive people, so common we screen for it when you visit the clinic. The […]

Side Effects & Complications

How to manage common side effects of HIV medication

“Do my HIV meds have side effects?” That’s probably one of the first questions you should ask when you and your doctor start figuring out the best treatment plan for you. HIV meds truly are […]

Side Effects & Complications, Women and HIV

PrEP and pregnancy: Know the risks and side effects

The question of PrEP and pregnancy is a bit of a tangle. PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a medicine HIV-negative people can take to reduce their odds of becoming infected with HIV by up to […]

Living with HIV, Side Effects & Complications

6 reasons you may feel tired when you’re living with HIV

Everyone feels tired from time to time, but it’s a problem when you’re feeling drained nearly every day. Whether you’re living with HIV or not, it’s important to understand what might be causing you to […]

Alcohol, Drugs & HIV, Side Effects & Complications, Tips for those living with AIDS

Video: How quitting smoking can spice up your sex life

Need a reason to quit smoking? 🙅🏾🚬☠️ We’ve got…ahem…a big one. 😉 🍆 Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau Special […]

Living with HIV, Side Effects & Complications

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

Sleep is important to stay healthy when you’re living with #HIV. 😴 😴 😴 Not getting enough shuteye? 😩 Check out these tips. 💤💤💤 Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. Department of Health […]