natural herpes treatment Tag

06 Jul Ways to Treat Herpes

ways to treat herpesIn order to help the large number of people suffering with unwanted herpes symptoms, Herpes Treatment Site has created a list of the 4 most popular ways to treat herpes and relieve unwanted symptoms.

 

  • Prescription Drugs: These physician-prescribed medications can be effective, but are costly and are associated with a large number of unwanted side-effects.

 

  • Topical Creams: Lotions and creams are usually less effective than antiviral oral products.

 

  • Home Remedies: Certain herpes treatments at home can help to soothe symptoms, but do not prevent future outbreaks or encourage the healing of current outbreaks. Popular home remedies include:
    • Taking a Warm Bath
    • Cleansing with Soap and Warm Water
    • Coating with Baking Soda/Cornstarch
    • Soothing with Ice
    • Applying Milk

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05 Jul Genital Herpes Infection Risks

genital herpes infectionIn addition to being painful and embarrassing, a genital herpes infection can pose a number of significant health risks. HSV 2 symptoms are not just limited to blisters and bumps, psychological anguish, itching, backaches, headaches, fever and fatigue can all occur during an outbreak. Additionally, a pregnant women infected with genital herpes can potentially pass the infection to her newborn during childbirth. This puts the infant in significant danger and can even result in death.

Because many people do not show genital herpes symptoms and signs, it is important for all sexually active individuals to undergo HSV lab testing. Proper diagnosis and herpes treatment are key to preventing the transmission of the herpes simplex virus. …Read More»

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22 Jun Herpes Facts


FactsBecause of the large amount of conflicting information online, it is no wonder that many people are unable to distinguish herpes facts from fiction. The most common misconception is that oral herpes is always caused by HSV 1 and genital herpes can only appear from an HSV 2 infection — this is completely incorrect. While not as common, HSV 1 can cause genital blisters and HSV 2 can cause fever blisters.

Herpes myths also surround herpes treatments and herpes treatment cures — there is no way to eliminate HSV, but there are ways to decrease the likelihood of developing future outbreaks. NOTE: Even if an outbreak is not present, there is a chance of spreading the virus to sexual partners. Physical and physiological stress are both recognized outbreak triggers — taking a natural herpes treatment can help calm the body and boost the immune system to decrease recurrent herpes lesions. …Read More»

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15 May Herpes Zoster Natural Treatment

herpes zoster natural treatmentThere are a number of safe and effective shingles “cures” available that can help to prevent future outbreaks while increasing the healing time of current shingles. Herpes zoster (also known as shingles) is a viral disease cause by the varicella zoster virus that typically results in blisters and a painful skin rash on one side of the body.

This condition is caused by the same herpes strain that causes chicken pox, which is common among children and young adults. After this infection, the herpes zoster virus lives in the nervous system cells and lies dormant for a number of years. It can, however, be reactivated years later and lead to uncomfortable and embarrassing shingles. While this condition can develop anytime in life, it is most likely to occur in individuals over 50. …Read More»

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07 May Genital Herpes Cure

genital herpes treatment cureWith upwards of 15-20% of Americans suffering from genital herpes, it is no wonder researchers everywhere are tirelessly endeavoring to come up with a genital herpes cure. Once infected, a person carries the herpes simplex virus for life and to must turn to herpes remedies, acute therapy, or suffer with recurrent herpes outbreaks.

A herpes infection causes more than just physical lesions; people with herpes often experience depression, anxiety, headaches, backaches and even flu-like symptoms. And because one is more likely to contract HIV after they have caught genital herpes, finding a genital herpes cure may save a number of lives. …Read More»

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04 May Prevent Herpes Outbreaks

prevent herpes outbreaksMost people who are infected with the herpes simplex virus are looking for a way to prevent herpes outbreaks. Both HSV 1 and HSV 2 can be extremely painful, embarrassing and contagious when blisters are present. Herpes treatments can help to relieve current outbreaks as well as prevent future outbreaks. By stopping herpes outbreaks before they start you:

  • avoid painful lesions,
  • reduce the risk of passing on the virus to sexual partners, and
  • avert other herpes symptoms. …Read More»

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27 Apr Herbal Herpes Treatment

herbal herpes treatmentRather than suffer through the high costs and unwanted side-effects of prescription herpes treatment drugs, many infected individuals are opting for safer and arguably more effective herbal herpes treatment options. Fever blisters (caused by HSV 1) and genital lesions (typically a result of HSV 2) can both benefit from natural herpes treatment alternatives.

A genital herpes treatment made using herbal ingredients typically works by strengthening the immune system and prevent recurrent herpes outbreaks. This same type of herpes treatment can work just as well on both oral herpes and herpes zoster (shingles). By managing herpes and suppressing outbreaks, infected individuals are less likely to pass on HSV and are able to live virtually outbreak free. …Read More»

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17 Apr Treatment for Herpes

treatment for herpesPeople looking for a treatment for herpes are often hoping to reduce herpes outbreaks and decrease the chance that they will transmit herpes to their partner. Herpes treatments are becoming increasingly important as the number of individuals infected with the herpes simplex virus is on the rise. Currently approximately 25% and 12.5% of women and men are infected with the genital herpes virus, respectively.

Both HSV 1 and HSV 2 are normally transmitted during times when there is a visible lesion (though it is possible to spread herpes at any time). Therefore, until there is a cure for herpes, learning to manage herpes outbreaks is extremely important to all infected individuals. Managing herpes with a natural herpes treatment may prevent future outbreaks and lesions. …Read More»

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12 Apr Herpes Treatment Drugs to Manage Herpes Symptoms: Video

herpes treatment drugsThere are two forms of the herpes simplex virus. Cures for either form of the virus have not yet been made, but both can be managed using herpes remedies. HSV 1 is very common and is often referred to as cold sores or fever blisters. Herpes type I outbreaks are usually preceded by a tingling for 1-2 days and normally last for 3- 7 days after crusting over. HSV 2, or genital herpes, can take up to 2 weeks after exposure to appear and may reappear 2-6 times during the first year. Both types of herpes can be transmitted to the genital region through sexual contact.

In the video below, dermatologist Dr. Stuart Zweibel, MD, PhD discusses the symptoms of both types of the herpes simplex virus. Without a cure, treating herpes properly is essential. …Read More»

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