Articles tagged with: smoking pot

Smoking and HIV

published: September, 15, 2014 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Health, International , Smoking Cessation , Revolving Door, Living with HIV, Guest Authors

A UK perspective on smoking and HIV and why, if you smoke, you should probably think about quitting, from GMFA

Smoking and HIV

We all know that smoking is dangerous, and that stopping smoking can improve your health and reduce the risk of smoking-related illnesses whether you’re HIV positive or not. However, smoking can be even more damaging to your health if you have HIV [1].  Smoking has not been shown to make HIV progress any faster than in non-smokers; however, HIV positive smokers are at a higher risk of smoking related illnesses than HIV negative smokers, and smoking has been shown to increase the risk of HI

My Struggles With Medical Marijuana

published: February, 04, 2013 Written by // Brian Finch - Founder Categories // Living with HIV, Brian Finch

Brian Finch on quitting pot. "I knew I had to stop. This time it took me two months to finally put it down. I am now a week and a half into it.:

My Struggles With Medical Marijuana

There was a time when I had my authorization to possess marijuana card from the government. It made for great I.D. However, I let it lapse. Since my teens I’ve been off again and on again with marijuana. It has been wonderful for my increasing my appetite, especially when I’m sick with fevers etc. The problem is that I’m kind of an all or nothing kind of guy. What starts as a few tokes a day can easily escalate into lighting up at dinnertime, and every hour. I am not a social perso