HIV and AIDS
Understanding the difference.
Are HIV and Aids the same? Key differences you may not know.
How does HIV get transmitted?
Learn how someone can get infected with the HIV virus and the risks involved.
HIV is transmitted through the exchange of body fluids and is principally sexually transmitted as this is the main means of such exchange.
How does HIV progress?
Disease progression after infection.
Understand the four lifecycle stages of HIV infection and how it can progress to AIDS.
Signs and symptoms in each stage of HIV infection
Infection with HIV causes a spectrum of clinical problems, beginning at the time of seroconversion (infection) and terminating with AIDS and death.
Discover the signs and symptoms of the HIV infection and factors affecting progression.
The effects of HIV on the immune system
The immune system.
Understand the effects HIV has on the immune system and when drug therapy is necessary.
What you need to know about HIV
HIV in a nutshell.
What is HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS?
HIV and TB: The Connection
How HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) are connected.
There’s a strong connection between HIV/AIDS and TB, predominantly in South Africa. Here’s why.
How Is TB Diagnosed?
What to expect when you’re diagnosed with TB.
Your doctor, nurse, or clinic sister wants to test you for Tuberculosis (TB). Here’s what to expect.
Your guide to TB treatment
You have been diagnosed with TB. What’s next?
Being diagnosed with TB can be scary. We’re here to help make sense of it and stick to a treatment plan.
Your first day of living with HIV
Reflecting on your life
Whether you predicted it, or it’s not what you expected, your HIV positive diagnosis has changed your life. When you were told your HIV test result, your mind went into a spin.
Life after your HIV diagnosis
The one week milestone
It’s been a week since you were faced with the life-changing event of being diagnosed as HIV positive. Your mind may still be overwhelmed by racing thoughts.
It’s been one month since you were diagnosed as HIV positive.
You’ve made it. Reaching the one month milestone of receiving your HIV positive diagnosis is amazing!
Now that you’ve had one month to adjust to your medication, have you noticed any difference in how you feel?
Everything you need to know about HIV tests.
Knowledge is power.
At AllLife we understand that HIV tests can cause some level of anxiety. Not all circumstances leading up to an HIV test are within your control. This is why it’s important for you to read this article carefully, so you can understand what HIV tests are and how they work.
Two months of living with HIV.
Are you ready to talk about it?
Receiving confirmation that you’re HIV-positive may have been a surprise to you two months ago. If it was, that affects the way you approach your diagnosis, and the resulting effect on your life, wellbeing, and lifestyle. The good news, however, is: you’re not alone.