There are currently no drugs in existence that are true "cures" to HIV. The treatment methods that we do have greatly prolong the life of a HIV-infected person, though. HIV treatment is not simple. Dr. Lynn Key says that treatment for HIV is "very complicated." No statement could be more true.
To read about the various aspects of HIV treatment, please click the links below or above. We recommend reading the "Medicine" category first.
||Medicine - Read about the marvels of modern medicine as you explore the various drugs for treating HIV. Also, find out about the possibility of a vaccine|
||Alternative Treatment - There are other ways besides Western-style treatment for HIV. Chinese acupuncture and other alternative methods are explored here.|
||Adherance to Treatment - HIV treatment is "not easy." For some people, they just can't bear it. Read about compliance with the doctor's orders.|
||Psychotherapy - Oftentimes the physical loss of immune capacity is only half the problem with HIV/AIDS. Read about psychiatric counseling for victims of HIV.|
Lynn, Key. Personal interview. 23 Jan. 2004.