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Let's Talk About HIV and AIDS
What is HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the virus that causes HIV infection. HIV specifically attacks cells of the immune system that help to fight infections. What is AIDS? Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is the most advanced stage of HIV infection. A person does not have AIDS as soon as he or she becomes infected wit
Make a Plan to Manage Your High Cholesterol
When you have high cholesterol, you are at risk of heart disease. Heart disease includes a range of problems that involve the heart or blood vessels. There are 2 ways to lower your cholesterol: Lifestyle changes: Work with your doctor to change your exercise and diet patterns, which include: Eating healthy Being more
Why Is High Cholesterol Bad?
Too much LDL (bad) cholesterol can build up in the walls of your arteries. Over time, this buildup can lower blood flow. It can also increase your risk of coronary artery disease. Coronary artery disease affects the blood vessels in your heart. The types of fats in your blood Cholesterol and other fats are called lipids. Lipids cannot
Build a Trusting Relationship With Your Doctor
Whether you've just begun treatment or you're on your second or third regimen, your doctor can be your best partner in the fight against HIV. There are no wrong questions—Ask what your lab results mean, about treatments that may be right for you, or anything that's on your mind Listen carefully—Treatment can only work if
What Is Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a waxy substance in your body. Your body makes cholesterol, but it also comes from the foods you eat. Cholesterol and plaque buildup High levels of cholesterol in the blood can: Build up in your arteries Harden your arteries Contribute to the buildup of plaque inside the walls of your arteries Plaque can bu
How Is Heart Disease Diagnosed?
Your doctor can diagnose heart disease in several ways, by: Assessing your symptoms Reviewing your medical history Looking at your risk factors Doing a physical exam During your physical exam, your doctor uses a stethoscope to listen to your heart and lungs. To help check your blood flow, he or she may take your pulse
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