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AIDS Patients Are In It For Life

Medicine and treatment for AIDS has come along way since 1981 when the disease was first discovered.  AIDS patients were told they would die quickly and there were no treatments available.  It caused panic, especially in the homosexual and drug user world.  Today, there are more than 22 drugs available and on the market to treat HIV and AIDS patients. 

More are on the way as scientists and researchers look into drug combinations, and look for ways to prolong life for the AIDS patient.  Doctors now believe there is methods of treating AIDS patients for a long time and give them a better quality of life. 

In your fight against AIDS, your doctor and medical team become the key people in your treatment.  If you have known for years that you are HIV positive, or have just learned and want to know your treatment choices, take the first step and find a doctor familiar with treating this disease. 

You should find a doctor that is experienced and is someone you feel you can trust.  A doctor that has your health in mind will offer treatment that is suited for you as an individual.  You have to remember, treating AIDS is not like treating a common cold.  It is complicated and scary.  Education and trust in your medical team will help you cope with the devastating effects of this disease.

Did You Know? 

Homeopathic treatments for patients with the early stages of HIV and for patients with early stages of AIDS have been proven effective. Some homeopaths have been able to help patients in advanced stages of AIDS but these are not considered a normal result.

There are exceptions to this rule and some patients were given a better quality of life after receiving homeopathic treatment. The use of conventional drugs takes a toll on the body because of the many side effects. Conventional drugs can stop working if the virus becomes resistant to those drugs.

An advantage to using homeopathic treatment is they can begin immediately when a patient starts displaying symptoms of opportunistic infections. Homeopathy has a history for success in treating infectious diseases. Many of the most fatal infections have successfully been treated with homeopathic treatment.

History shows patients treated with this natural therapy had lower death rates from diseases like scarlet fever, pneumonia, typhoid, and cholera. Hospitals, prisons, and insane asylums experienced high success rates in treating patients with these diseases with homeopathic treatments. Homeopathic medicine is now being used to treat viral infections in the world today.



If you have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS you should take a step back, take a deep breath, and relax.  What you need to know initially is easy to learn and there are more treatment options available each year.  Since your doctor is an integral part of your AIDS treatment, you should have total trust in the one you choose.  Spend time looking for the right doctor, in the long run you will be glad you did.  Your doctor will be with you through the tests and treatments your disease will demand.  Studies show that if you are with a doctor that routinely treats other HIV and AIDS patients, you will live longer.  Find a doctor that specializes in immune deficiency diseases.  They will keep up-to-date on the latest research, drugs, and other treatment options for the AIDS patient.



Take an active role in choosing treatment for your disease.  Depression can cause you to lose interest in your health and treatment but this is something you should fight against. If you do not know where to look for a doctor, try calling your local AIDS organization and ask for recommendations.  There will normally be an AIDS service organization in any area and they can recommend doctors in your area.  If you still are unable to find a doctor who specializes in AIDS, call the CDC National AIDS Hotline at 1-800-342-AIDS. Don’t put your life and quality of life in someone else’s hands.  You should always be active in the choice of treatment choices.

 

AIDS Facts

Researchers are looking into new classes of AIDS drugs that will prevent the virus from getting into the cells.

Instead of suppressing the virus from multiplying itself, it is a drug that will stop the virus from reaching the healthy cells.

These medications can be safer and more effective but more testing and research needs to be done before they are available.



Remember when choosing your doctor you will want to feel comfortable with him or her in discussing the most intimate details of your life.  You will need to be able to discuss genital sores, bowel movements, sex life, and many other personal topics.  If you do not feel comfortable discussing such intimate subjects with the doctor you have chosen, you might want to find another doctor.  Your doctor will be your lifeline in your treatment for AIDS.

 

 

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HIV and AIDS Information and Resources
World Health Organization’s AIDS Staging
History of AIDS Looking Closer at the HIV Virus and AIDS
Living With HIV and AIDS
Know the Basics about AIDS
What are the Causes of AIDS
Homeopathic Ways of Treating the AIDS Patient
AIDS and the Nervous System
Options If You Are HIV Positive
The AIDS Patient and Opportunistic Infections
Advanced Signs of the HIV Virus
Tests For the HIV Virus
Other Health Concerns For The AIDS Patient
Prayer And Spirituality Used In The Treatment Of AIDS
How To Prepare For Your AIDS Medical Appointment
Aids and Viral Complications
Parasitic Infections Common to HIV Patients
AIDS Related Lymphoma
Treating AIDS Related Lymphoma
Serious Complications Associated With The HIV Virus
White Blood Cells And AIDS
Neurological Complications Associated with AIDS
What To Do If You Think You Might Have Aids
New Developments In AIDS Research
Coping With Your AIDS Diagnosis
The Symptoms of HIV Infection
Education Is The Key To Stopping the AIDS Epidemic
The Emphasis Must Be On Prevention for HIV and AIDS
AIDS Medical Terms
Take An Active Role In Your AIDS Medical Treatment
Reducing The HIV Risk Factors
Keeping A Positive Outlook For AIDS Patients
Acupuncture To Relieve The Side Effects Of AIDS Treatment
A Healthy Lifestyle Can Help You Treat AIDS
AIDS Patients Are In It For Life
Basic AIDS Information
Do You Need To Let Everyone Know That You Are HIV Positive
Important Vitamins and Minerals for a Person with HIV
Treatments Available for the Patient with HIV or AIDS
Ways You Cannot Get The HIV Virus
Treatments Available for the HIV Positive Woman
Understanding the Basics of HIV
The United States AIDS Policy
Treatment Guidelines for the AIDS Patient
Treating Serious Illnesses in The AIDS Patient
HIV Transmission
How The HIV Virus Progresses
The Fear the AIDS Stigma Brings
I Tested Positive For the HIV Virus: What Now
How To Tell Other People You Are HIV Positive
Facts And Myths Regarding HIV Transmission
Some Recent Advances In The Fight Against AIDS
Preventive Measures You Can Take Concerning HIV Infection
Dates In AIDS History
The Impact of AIDS On MSM, Men Who Have Sex With Men
Dealing With Malnutrition For The HIV Infected Person
Know Your Personal HIV Risk Factors
Keeping Yourself AIDS Free
Are Condoms Effective As Protection Against AIDS Transmission
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What Are The Initial Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infections
AIDS Faqs
Five Classes of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating AIDS
Dietary Needs And The HIV Patient
Misconceptions About AIDS
Oh No I have AIDS
The Staggering AIDS Statistics
Exercise May Boost Your Imune System
Aids And The Toll On Families
Immunization Needs For Adult AIDS Patients
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: The Basic Facts
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