In recent years, thanks to the new scientific discoveries, life expectancy for HIV-positive people has considerably increased. A good result which, however, raises new problems. In addition to therapies for HIV, in fact, the management of the diseases related to ageing are to take into account. For this reason it is essential to follow healthy lifestyles and undergo thorough checks long before the age of 50 years. Among other things, it is important to eat healthy, make physical activity, do not do too stressful jobs for the body and the mind, avoid alcohol and especially cigarettes. It is demonstrated, in fact, that smokers have three times more likely than non-smokers to develop PCP (pneumonia, which typically marks the passage to the full-blown AIDS). These are just some of the advices contained in a publication of the Association Nadir, with the aim of increasing the durability and improving the quality of life of HIV-positive people.
HIV-positive people, long-lived and most at riskultima modifica: 2011-09-05T17:33:55+02:00da
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