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 […]

Side Effects & Complications, Tips for those living with HIV

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 […]

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

Taking your meds every day

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 […]

Healthy Habits, Living with HIV, Side Effects & Complications

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 […]

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

Video: How quitting smoking can spice up your sex life

Quitting smoking can spice up your sex life Need a reason to quit smoking? 🙅🏾🚬☠️ We’ve got…ahem…a big one. 😉 🍆 Related Blogs:         Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. […]

Healthy Habits, Living with HIV, Side Effects & Complications

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. […]