Emotional Health and HIV

Posted on March 26, 2018

Since discovering I was HIV positive, life has been a roller coaster ride. Between the emotions, the questions and the uncertainty, it can become overwhelming. - A member of myHIVteam

On myHIVteam, the social network and online support group for those living with HIV, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Emotional health is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some question-and-answer threads about emotional health:

"Does anyone else get/have gotten severe anxiety symptoms from HIV medications?"
"How do you cope with depression and HIV?"
"Do any of you take antidepressants in addition to your HIV meds?"

Here are a few conversations about emotional health:

A member shares how do they come to terms with their illness.
A member describes what it's like to lose their teeth.
A member notices that psychiatric issues, depression, anxiety, and loneliness are common with an HIV diagnosis.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myHIVteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A myHIVteam Member said:

I know this story well. I am a NY'er now living in Hollywood, a very recent transplant. By 1982 all of my friends where gone. It seems like we haunted… read more

posted about 1 month ago

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