People with HIV are more prone to cardiovascular and cardiovascular diseases than those who are not infected with this virus. According to a new scientific statement published in the journal 'Circulation', effective antiretroviral therapy has transformed HIV from a life-threatening illness into a disease that can be largely controlled.
It was told that when traditional factors such as eating habits, lifestyle issues and use of tobacco and HIV related factors are found, then the risk of cardiovascular and blood vessel diseases increases in infected patients. Tobacco use is a major factor in cardiovascular diseases and HIV infected people often use tobacco. Apart from this, people infected with HIV have more use of alcohol, intoxication, anxiety.