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Living With HIV

Commit yourself to doing everything you can to keep the virus in check.

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Decide who will be in charge of making medical decisions – you or your doctor(s) or someone else. Keep in mind that there is growing evidence that patients who participate in decisions about their health care do better.

Start working on your mental attitude.

  • Expect the best
  • Do your best to keep a positive attitude. 
  • Be active about your health condition. Start thinking of yourself as a medical consumer instead of as a “patient.”

Studies show that people who take control do better than those who don’t. Still, the choice is yours.

Don’t beat yourself up if you have days when you can’t do anything. When fear threatens to take over, use it as a trigger to take a moment and center yourself to the here and now.

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