Fight HIV and AIDS with better nutrition
How important is a balanced diet for those living with HIV? Tips to help you deal with various conditions that may affect your nutrition.
How ART treatment is saving lives
The treatment of HIV infection as a chronic manageable disease, instead of a fatal one, has become a reality thanks to ART treatment. Read more.
How HIV can affect your pregnancy
With advances in HIV treatment and the correct nutrition, risk of passing the infection to your unborn child have been greatly reduced to less than 1%! Learn how.
The risk of passing HIV from mother to baby can be as low as 1 in 100 when certain steps are taken.
How to stay negative when at risk of becoming HIV+
There are drugs available and new innovations like an implant, as well as tips that go a long way to reducing the risk of spreading HIV.
Take the relevant precautions and prevent transmission against the HIV virus.
Relationships in this HIV and AIDS era
People living with HIV and AIDS live in fear of rejection and fear disclosing their status to those around them for fear of being judged and discarded.
Dating and HIV. Both sides of the story. What are the associated risks?
Side effects of HIV treatment
These unwanted effects are often mild, but sometimes they are more serious and can have a major impact on health or quality of life.
The common long and short term side effects of HIV treatment (ARV’s) and how to handle them.
Substance abuse and HIV: A risky business
HIV and substance abuse have been very closely linked.
Educate yourself on the dangers and risks substance abuse has on HIV and transmission thereof.
The benefits exercise has on HIV
People diagnosed with HIV/AIDS can live long, healthy lives, if they get medical care and take care of their bodies and this includes getting regular exercise.
What is the role and importance exercise plays when HIV positive? Control some of the long-term side effects of HIV treatment.
The dangers of delaying ART treatment
The WHO had recommended that HIV+ people should start Antiretrovirals when their CD4 count falls to 500 cells/mm3 or less.
When to start Antiretrovirals and the reasons behind why you should not delay treatment.
The stigma surrounding HIV and why
HIV is not just a medical issue – it’s also a social one.
HIV is not just a medical problem, it’s also a social one. What are the consequences of the HIV stigma and how bad is it in South Africa?
When non-adherence to ARVs is a risk to your health
Intentional and unintentional adherence to HIV medication (ARV’s) can result in serious consequences to your health.