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Seven ways to look after your health

Roger Pebody

There’s a lot you can do to take care of your health. It’s not just about popping pills.

Just as for anybody else, changes to your lifestyle can be good for your general health. Exercise, a balanced diet, sleep and giving up smoking are all important.

Attending clinic appointment and having regular blood tests will tell you if you need to take HIV treatment.

Click here to see our illustrated leaflet giving basic information on healthy living.

This leaflet is also available in French, German, Italian, Norwegian, PolishRomanian, Spanish and Turkish.

Seven ways to look after your health

Published February 2012

Last reviewed February 2012

Next review February 2015

Our information levels explained

  • Short and simple introductions to key HIV topics, sometimes illustrated with pictures.
  • Expands on the previous level, but also written in easy-to-understand plain language.
  • More detailed information, likely to include medical and scientific language.
  • Detailed, comprehensive information, using medical and specialised language.

Contact NAM to find out more about the scientific research and information used to produce this leaflet.

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.