HIV and Exercise

People with HIV can slow down their HIV infections and improve their health by doing four things: eating a healthy diet, managing stress levels effectively, getting sufficient sleep and getting some regular exercise.

A study by the Department of Health and Environmental Control in South Carolina showed that HIV patients who exercised three to four times per week were less likely to develop Aids than those who did no exercise at all. It not only slowed HIV progression, but increased blood counts as well. (more…)