above information sourced from prescription for nutritional healing.
Genital Herpes is sexually transmitted and once in your system never leaves. It is contagious and incurable. Often it is silent or completely without symptoms. Many have it and don’t even know. Safe sex practices, keeping one’s self very healthy and communication with any potential sexual partner is key. A sexually transmitted disease diagnosis can be very alarming, confusing and have one feel “like a leper”. Don’t let the disease define you. Society can unfortunately be very labeling.
Many sites list that these things also trigger outbreaks:
another virus, or illness – especially w/ fever
Interestingly the nutrients that benefit someone with Genital Herpes are all nutrients that can also benefit the above triggers.
Natural topical treatments for outbreaks include: ice, epsom salt baths, tea tree oil, or soothing anti-viral creams .
Foods that contain L-argine, an amino acid, should be eaten in moderation during an outbreak. L-argine supresses L-lysine, also an amino acid, that retards the growth of the virus.
L-argine foods include: chicken, soy, grain, nuts and seeds, dairy, chocolate – during outbreaks citrus foods should also be avoided.