TITLE

Antivirals dangerous to heart?

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Echo Magazine;12/13/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the finding of cardiologist Myron Licht that antiviral HIV medication increases the possibility of obtaining heart disease. Licht discovered that anti-retroviral medication increases triglycerides in the human body, which increases risk factors for metabolic syndrome. The article describes Licht's recommendation to the GLBT community to obtain a cardiologist, to measure T-4 counts, viral loads, and lipids, and to engage in exercise.
ACCESSION #
27986131

 

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