What You Should
Know About HIV/AIDS
Today's advanced HIV treatments can successfully extend a patient's life for decades. While it is not possible to completely eliminate HIV, the goal of treatment is to prevent the HIV virus from causing further damage to the body. HIV thrives by attacking the immune system, which helps protect the body from disease.
The most widely used treatment for HIV is highly active antiretroviral therapy(HAART), which utilizes a variety of HIV drugs to attack the disease at different levels of its progression. The key to treating HIV successfully is working with your healthcare with provider and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Healthline has put together a comprehensive guide  to help your understand how the HIV virus works, what symptoms to look out for, and what your treatment options are in order to maintain a healthy and active life.
If you or a love one is already several years into an HIV diagnosis, learn about the latest advancement in protease inhibitors.
Newly diagnosed with HIV? Are you caring for someone new to HIV? Learn how HIV affects the body and treatments can slow that progression.
Learn about working with your doctors, starting on treatments, managing the stress of diagnosis, and lifestyle changes.