An irritating cough is often the first symptom of a cold but it’s also a symptom of allergies. How do you know whether your cough is caused by a cold or an allergy? There are key differences and other facts you should know to best soothe your cough.
Smoking is always bad for your health, but smoking with HIV is especially dangerous. For people with HIV, smoking increases the risk of infections such as thrush, as well as bacterial pneumonia and other lung diseases. Learn the signs of pneumonia if you do smoke—and effective methods to quit.
While HIV is a disease of the immune system, HIV neurological symptoms can also affect daily life for people with HIV. Learn symptoms and treatment for conditions like neuropathy, cryptococcal meningitis, cytomegalovirus infection, and HIV dementia.
If you're living with HIV, measuring your CD4 count is essential for monitoring the health of your immune system. If your CD4 count drops below 200, doctors will diagnose your condition as AIDS. Find out how HIV/AIDS treatment can help protect your CD4 count.