More information and advice on exercise

You can find other information on healthy living and making lifestyle changes on aidsmap.com, including factsheets called Cholesterol, Exercise and Starting and sticking to an exercise programme. You can find all of the NAM factsheets here

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) provides support and advocacy services throughout the UK.

Its website My HIV (www.myhiv.org.uk) provides information on aspects of living with HIV – including exercise, as well as online services. 

The helpline THT Direct is a useful source of support, information and advice to you. Call 0808 802 1221; it is open Monday to Friday, from 10am until 8pm. Calls are confidential and you can talk to advisers about the situation you are in, how you are feeling and any questions you may have. They can also advise you on what support services may be available to you near where you live.

In London, the Central YMCA runs a programme called Positive Health, for people living with HIV. Contact Positive Health on 020 7343 1720 or 020 7343 1721.

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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 It may have been superseded by more recent developments.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.