I wrote a story the other day about some jack ass trying to exploit their ex after they did. It was a story about Alexis Arquette who was only 47 years old when she died.
Today is was revealed that Alexis Arquette died as a result of complications from HIV. Alexis Arquette had a bacterial infection of the heart for 3 weeks before she died.
Some people will tell you that today HIV is no big deal. Those people would be idiots.
While it’s true HIV is no longer the automatic death sentence that it was years ago, it’s still a very big ass deal. HIV compromise your immune system and to keep it in check you’ll have to take a series of very expensive medications every day for the rest of your life and yes those medications also have their own side effects.
Alexis Arquette lived with HIV for 29 years. Some people may say that was impressive. But is it really? I mean she died at 47 years of age.
Do you want to die at 47?
As a result of having HIV, Alexis Arquette got something called cardiomyopathy. This was what caused her bacterial infection in the heart which in turn caused her heart attack.
Recent studies have shown that people who have HIV, 40% to 50% suffer from a dysfunction of the heart. This heart defect is known as cardiomyopathy or HIV-related DCM (dilated cardiomyopathy).
Long story short, heart problems are very common in people with HIV.
So tell me, does that sound like “no big deal” to you?
HIV IS STILL A VERY SERIOUS DEAL!
Forget the expensive medications with all the side effects.
HIV itself, even with medication can kill you. If you are one of the 40% to 50% of the people that develop a heart problem as a direct result of having HIV.
HIV is very much a big deal and don’t let any dumb ass tell you otherwise.
And yes, this is why testing is also a very big deal. Never work without first getting tested and never work with anyone who you personally haven’t seen their test.
Your life is far to important to just take some jack asses word for it!