Our expert says:
A person who has HIV should under no circumstances use slimming pills because they all have a variety of negative side-effects (dependence, addiction, tremors, insomnia, palpitations, irritability, psychotic reactions, etc). A number of these products have been banned in many countries because of their negative side-effects, which include addiction and dependence. If the person with HIV is overweight then I would actually counsel him/her not to try and lose weight and if the person is adamant then they must consult a clinical dietitian. Check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area.
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