Healthy people use these kinds of therapies to try to make their immune systems stronger and to make themselves feel better in general. People who have diseases or illnesses, such as HIV, use these therapies for the same reasons. They also can use these therapies to help deal with symptoms of the disease or side effects from the medicines that treat the disease.
Words by Matthew Hodson | @Matthew_Hodson | Photo: © Flickr.com/Nathan Ruper Let’s talk about PrEP. Or, let’s talk about how HIV treatment prevents the virus being passed on to sexual partners. When our virus is undetectable it is untransferable (U=U). How long do we go down either conversational road before someone starts talking […]
Men using specific drugs to have sex with other men is on the rise, and there is evidence it’s taking a toll on the gay community BY BARBARA SPEED What is chemsex? Strictly speaking, chemsex refers to gay or bisexual men using drugs to facilitate sex with other men. Culturally, though, it […]