05: HIV Healthcare, 10: Side Effects & Complications

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

HIV and AIDS are not the same thing. Not even close. AIDS is what happens after HIV goes unchecked and ruins your immune system. So, HIV always comes before AIDS. But HIV doesn’t always turn […]

10: Side Effects & Complications, 16: 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 […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 10: 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 […]

10: Side Effects & Complications, 13: Dealing with Addiction & HIV

HIV and AIDS: Is a cure coming?

AIDS, HIV, cure. Should these words even be in the same sentence? It’s kinda like: Yes and no. It’s true there’s no cure for AIDS. Science hasn’t yet found a way to completely get rid […]

10: Side Effects & Complications, 13: Dealing with Addiction & HIV

Video: How quitting smoking can spice up your sex life

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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. […]

05: HIV Healthcare, 10: Side Effects & Complications, 17: Young and Positive

HIV in the body: The HIV life cycle

The human body’s immune system uses a specific kind of white blood cell called CD4 or t-cells to sound the alarm when invaders like viruses and bacteria get into the bloodstream. These CD4 cells are […]