The herpes viruses belong to the family Herpesviridae and include at least 25 viruses that affect humans, including herpes simplex type I and II (HSV 1 and 2), Epstein Barr virus (EBV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) and human herpes viruses 6 and 8. For example HSV1, responsible for cold sores, is believed to […]
There is a great herpes diet available for everyone who experiences herpes infections. It is called “3 Step protocol” and is based on years of research and clinical experience of Dr. John Spurge. Dr. Spurge believes that the human body works in a similar way to a car in that the body is a chemical […]
Stress triggers or aggravates a variety of health concerns, including infections. Herpes virus is particularly associated with stress, and studies have shown that stress levels and their duration can also predict the recurrence of herpes outbreaks. Herpes simplex is causes by two types of virus, type 1 (HSV-1) or oral herpes and type 2 (HSV-2) […]
We usually associate the herpes virus with blisters (cold sores) around the mouth or in the genital area, however, you should be aware that herpes can infect the eye as well, causing blisters, scarring and chronic inflammation in the eye area. The eye herpes virus is mostly associated with sexually transmitted herpes, meaning herpes simplex […]
Naltrexone in a 50 mg dosage has been an FDA approved drug for over 20 years, being indicated for individuals suffering from heroin addiction. It works by blocking so called opioid receptors which leads to the inhibition of beta-endorphin and metenkephalin, which are two natural hormones produced in the body. From this drug, scientists created […]
Out of Control Herpes Treated With IV Vitamin C There is hope for those with out of control herpes infections. There are several herpes viruses that can cause infections in humans. They all belong to the group Herpesviridae and the most well known viruses are herpes simplex type I and II as well as varicella […]
A 2008 study featured in the June issue of “Sexually Transmitted Diseases”, shows that an astonishing number of sexually active Americans living in New York have sexually transmitted infections and are not aware of having these infections. New Yorkers have higher rates of sexually transmitted infections including genital herpes (herpes simplex type 2), Chlamydia, gonorrhea, […]
Link Between Herpes Type 1 and Alzheimers If you are burdened by the Herpes Simplex Type 1 virus. you should be aware that there are strong links between the Herpes Type 1 and Alzheimers. Alzheimer’s or frequently called, dementia, is a disease characterized by slow, progressive decline in mental function, affecting the memory, thinking, judgment, […]
Prevent Herpes Outbreaks With Vitamin D
Vitamin D is not only a nutrient, but also and an important hormone your bodies makes. Since very few foods contain naturally vitamin D, a variety of products have been fortified with this nutrient. However, the best source of vitamin D is made in your skin when exposed to the sun, hence its name “the sunshine vitamin”. Unfortunately, most North Americans are vitamin D deficient and this deficiency is linked with close to one hundred health concerns. This nutrient may also be helpful in managing herpes virus, by boosting the immune system and reducing the body’s inflammatory reactions to herpes virus infections.
Facts About Sex With Herpes
Herpes simplex virus, also known as HSV infections, are very common infections found all over the world. HSV type 1 herpes infections are found mainly around the mouth and lips, for example cold sores and fever blisters. Although HSV type 1 can cause genital herpes, this form of infection is predominantly caused by HSV type 2.