Why am I losing weight?
By eating lots of food, especially
food that is fattening, you will gain
weight. And, if you eat less food,
you will lose weight. But if you are
HIV positive you can lose weight for
a number of other reasons, such as:
- HIV meds or opportunistic illnesses
can make you lose your appetite.
When youre not eating, you
end up losing weight.
- Your energy level can get low
and you may not be active enough
to make yourself hungry. As a result,
you dont end up eating complete
- Sometimes HIV-positive people
get something called malabsorption
and their bodies cannot take in
nutrients properly. When this happens,
often people lose energy and lose