A New Holistic Treatment Protocol for Herpes and Cold Sores

Written by christopher scipio

Treating Herpes Safely, Naturally, Effectively

Part One:

A New Holistic Approach torepparttar Treatment of Herpes and Cold Sores

800,000 people or more will contract Genital and Oral Herpes (Herpes 1 and 2) this year in North America alone. It's estimated that 60% ofrepparttar 149063 population has Herpes. A majority ofrepparttar 149064 people withrepparttar 149065 disease are unaware that they carryrepparttar 149066 virus- making them much more likely to pass it on to others. With so many people affected by this epidemic, it's a wonder that Herpes doesn't get more media attention. It's been labeled an incurable disease which left untreated can have serious consequences such asrepparttar 149067 death of a infant born to a mother having an outbreak during delivery and vastly increasing one's chances of getting AIDS and other opportunistic infections.

The sad fact is that there's still a pervasive wall of shame and silence over this disease. People are much more likely to publicly declare their HIV positive status than admit to having Herpes. There are numerous charities and foundations with their high-profile celebrity spokespersons leadingrepparttar 149068 very public campaign of AIDS awareness and research. There's an ever increasing amount of sympathy and support for AIDS victims fromrepparttar 149069 general public. But I challenge you to name a public spokesperson for Herpes? Better yet, can anyone even name one single Herpes charity? I'm sure they exist, but their public profiles are next to nonexistent. Have you ever seen a telethon to raise money for Herpes research? It's inconceivable to me why Herpes is treated as such a "dirty" disease. Is itrepparttar 149070 modern leprosy? I have worked with many Herpes sufferers who do not tell their lovers of their status for fear of being rejected. I'm not sure whatrepparttar 149071 answer would be to gaining more support and sympathy forrepparttar 149072 sufferers of Herpes, but it's something we could all work on.

The Acyclovir family of drugs-including Valtrex and Famvir, has beenrepparttar 149073 long standing therapy prescribed by doctors forrepparttar 149074 treatment of Herpes 1 and 2. Althoughrepparttar 149075 drug has proven itself to be somewhat effective inrepparttar 149076 reduction ofrepparttar 149077 duration and severity of outbreaks when used topically and inrepparttar 149078 suppression of some outbreaks when taken orally, this effectiveness can come with a steep price.

Acyclovir does not cure Herpes, and must be taken indefinitely. Like many other drugs there are serious possible side-effects, including kidney dysfunction, toxicity inrepparttar 149079 nervous system, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea seizures, confusion and tremors, severe headaches. Beyond these perhapsrepparttar 149080 biggest problem with taking these drugs for Herpes isrepparttar 149081 creation of drug-resistant strains ofrepparttar 149082 virus that will make treating people inrepparttar 149083 future much more difficult.

I have been using natural remedies to help people suffering with Herpes for fourteen years now. One ofrepparttar 149084 principle natural tools used in controlling Herpes has been L-lysine-an amino acid that has been proven to reducerepparttar 149085 frequency of outbreak in some people. Unfortunately L-lysine has now been shown to have it's own serious side-effect. Since it's main action is to inhibit arginine inrepparttar 149086 cellular environment,repparttar 149087 long term effect of taking L-lysine isrepparttar 149088 lowering ofrepparttar 149089 body's immune function. Which is a less than a desirable outcome.

Part Two:

A Comprehensive Programme for Managing Herpes Safely and Effectively

Fifteen years ago I contracted Herpes myself inrepparttar 149090 context of a monogamous relationship. Being open-minded and desperate I tried drug therapy and immediately got migraine headaches forrepparttar 149091 first time in my life. It was clear that I had to find a natural way of managingrepparttar 149092 disease for myself since I was going to have it forrepparttar 149093 rest of my life and I needed a way of being able to resume my sex life withoutrepparttar 149094 dread ofrepparttar 149095 likelihood of passing it on to others. Inrepparttar 149096 next two years I tried every natural therapy available atrepparttar 149097 time. Frustrated fromrepparttar 149098 lack of consistent and lasting results from most ofrepparttar 149099 touted natural remedies for Herpes I started developing my own treatment programme based on my families multi-generational background as herbalists.

What I found through my experience is that Herpes needs to be addressed on many levels- obviously nutrition and lifestyle changes/adjustments but that alsorepparttar 149100 deep shame and many psychological effects ofrepparttar 149101 disease are equally if not more important to treat than outbreaks. Herpes also can change quite significantly duringrepparttar 149102 course of someone's history withrepparttar 149103 disease so any protocol would have to be flexible enough to deal withrepparttar 149104 evolutionary nature ofrepparttar 149105 presenting symptoms.

Finding Medical Equipment

Written by Anthony Meijers

Finding Medical Equipment

Sourcing medical equipment is an important task for people such as physicians, doctors and organizations such as refurbishers, manufacturers, dealers and leasing companies.

Some websites specializing in locating medical equipment, both new and used, will carry catalogs... both online and physical catalogs. Subscribing to several catalogs will enable you to locaterepparttar precise medical equipment you're looking for as well as give you a comparison onrepparttar 149024 prices forrepparttar 149025 items, shipping costs and delivery times.... all of which can vary tremendously.

You can find medical equipment supply sites fromrepparttar 149026 big directories such as Yahoo and DMOZ as well as from searching directly at Google forrepparttar 149027 precise item you're looking for.

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