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Helping HIV positive people in your community

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in HIV Virus | 0 comments

Helping HIV positive people in your community

Living with HIV is not easy and it requires a team effort to help you cope with the disease. Family, friends and your community can support you by providing you with the care you need to survive and stay healthy. Education, correct nutrition, treatment and a reliable Medical Aid or Life Cover policy are imperative to living a longer life with HIV.  By understanding the disease and realizing that you can live with HIV will enable you to accept the illness and it will propel you to take charge. In many communities people have realized the importance of emotional support and counseling.  By speaking about your emotions within a trusted and loving group will benefit everyone involved. It is difficult for family members as well and therefore working together will assist everyone involved. read...

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The reasons young gay men are at higher risk of being infected with HIV and AIDS

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in HIV Virus | 0 comments

The reasons young gay men are at higher risk of being infected with HIV and AIDS

Research suggests that young gay men are at higher risk of becoming HIV positive.  Here are some valid reasons: Education:  Sexual education in schools can limit young gay men from understanding the risks of male to male sexual contact. For this reason young gay men are not educated about their sexual preference.  Male to Male sexual contact without protection carries with it greater risk of contracting HIV and AIDS. read...

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