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Have You Lost Your Sex Drive?
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Both in male and female, Age can play a factor in our libido. Has HIV or any other factors affected yours?

A myHIVteam Member

@A myHIVteam Member Thanks for sharing!

HIV Meds And Antidepressants
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Just curious..... Do any of you take antidepressants in addition to your HIV meds? If so are there any additional side effects??

A myHIVteam Member

Anti-depressants can always cause side-effects… lots of them even, and finding something that works instead of messing you up, is often a process of trial-and-error. And even then, I would like to… read more

How Many Pills Do You Take A Day?
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

With our HIV medication becoming more advanced some of us take other pills for our ailments. How many pills do you take a day?

A myHIVteam Member

I take one pill a day

What Experience Have Any Of You Had On Trazodone For Sleep And Depression ?
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Have used Klonopin 1 mg at night before for sleep and 1/2 during the day as needed I am see my new psychiatrist Wednesday and will ask her, I checked it with my current medicines and they say the dose will be adjusted according to how it is eliminated in my system.

A myHIVteam Member

I used to be on Klonopin for PTSD - it was the only thing to bring me out of panic attacks -

I don’t like meds in general and was put on Seraquel for sleep - turned me into a zombie! I don’t like… read more

What Did You Do Or Do You Do To Either Heal From Hiv/aids Or Stay Healthy With The Diagnosis.
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

For all the long term survivors what has helped speed your recovery from hiv or help keep you healthy... Im undetectable but i fear im getting sick still...

A myHIVteam Member

Just good old fashioned self care and motivation. Finding balance in your life with your family, in-laws, friends, co-workers, eating healthy with occasional junk food binges, taking medications… read more

Genvoya Isn’t The Miracle I Expected...anyone Else Having A Time With It And Switched To Another ART?
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Well unfortunately @@Genvoya is not what I expected. I have every side effect listed plus a few more. Here we go...insomnia, lack of appetite, nausea, headache, diarrhea, rash, worsening neuropathy, nightmares nightmares nightmares and this strange thing which makes my eyebrows tingle after I take the dang stuff. My ID Doc wants to switch me and of course she says she has never seen this with one of her patients...lucky me. My question is this: Anyone else have issues with @@Genvoya and have… read more

A myHIVteam Member

I had no problem taking genvoya. I don't understand why I'm hearing that some were on genvoya and sustiva at the same time. I have never had to take two pills at one time. I was on sustiva for… read more

Should Mental Health Be Studied And Addressed With HIV Infection?
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Do you suffer from anxiety, depression fear, anger …etc.? Has HIV prompted this or made it worse?
Do you think our primary care physicians and HIV facilities should look into short and long term effects on mental health with HIV infection?
Do you think it should be treated as a serious problem?

A myHIVteam Member

Hell yes to Infinity and beyond!

A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Hey all!! Just wondered if anyone has experienced Any form of depression since being diagnosed? I was diagnosed 5 years ago, all ok until the past year when I have started to notice changes. Just seeing what helped anyone.
Hugs to all 😁

A myHIVteam Member

I recommend that everyone with depression and/Or anxiety read Lost Connections by Johann Hari

Coping With HIV, Depression, And Anxiety:
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

There seem to be more and more posts about feeling depressed, anxious, and even hopeless. Having HIV and depression, anxiety, or panic disorder makes it so hard to cope. I have been diagnosed with depression and anxiety which has haunted me for years even with the help of anti depressants and therapy. Both HIV and Depression has a tendency to isolate us, because they both carry stigmas. It is hard to talk with people about it if they don't have it and sometimes push people away.

It comes… read more

A myHIVteam Member

believe it or not are I've deal with mental illness for a long time including depression. But having HIV plus the other two diseases that make call me to an early grave make things worse.

Bad Days
A myHIVteam Member asked a question 💭

Just curious what some symptoms you have on a bad day being positive? I'm wondering if its normal or if its just me. I'm healthy for the most part so having a bad day really sucks.

On a bad day for me:
1. I have no energy
2. I wake up fine, and then all of the sudden feel like crap.
3. I use the bathroom a lot
4. I dont want to get out of bed
5. Sore throat that wont go away
6. Antisocial

Yesterday, out of no where, I lost my balance and fell for no typical reason. Does anyone have trouble… read more

A myHIVteam Member

None of your symptoms..Maybe sore throat. Irritability is my weak point and can make for a bad day!