HIV-AIDS RELATED DEMENTIA

HIV AIDS DEMENTIA

Hiv is often linked with mental decline and worsening motor skills . When the virus attacts someone’s nervous system, it can damage their brain and cause HIV – associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) symptoms of HAND includes at least two of the following :

  • Short attention span
  • Memory loss
  • Haedache
  • Depression
  • Mood swings
  • Irritability
  • Poor judgement
  • Confusion
  • Slowed learning
  • Poor coordination and balance
  • Weakness in the arms and legs.

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