15 Tips to Fight Herpes

Here are 15 tips to fight herpes problems:

1. Keep your immune system strong! Once weakened, the body can no longer fight infection.
2. Sleep well enough! If you suffer from insomnia, take a calming tea before you sleep, go to the doctor or read article about easy sleep!
3. Start a daily diet with food supplements based on vitamins and minerals, but only after medical advice.
4. Eat more foods rich in vitamin B, vitamin C and iron, which will strengthen your body and will effectively fight infection. Find out what foods in the Articles about  vitamins and minerals.
5. Eat more apples and onions! Apples and onions contain quercetin, a substance with antiviral properties. Why swallow pills when you can eat something light and healthy?

6. To reduce inflammation and expansion of herpes, rinse your mouth with water and baking soda.
7. To reduce redness and itching, apply cool water compresses or thermal water on the sore place.
8. Use creams or ointments that numb the place a little sore, so you’ll feel less pain (Orajel, Anbesol, etc.)..
9. Regardless of season, use a lip balm with UV filter, vitamin C. Read more abou benefits of lime!

10. If you live with someone who suffers or has suffered from oral herpes or genital herpes, use separate plates and utensils, towels, razors or any other object that comes into contact with sensitive infections.
11. Don’t let your child put his mouth on the toys of other children.
12. From time to time, disinfect with boiling water and a powerful solution, plates, utensils, clothes and toys for your family.

13. While herpes blisters break and the liquid is removed, you’d better not come in contact with others until the crust is formed.
14. Use gloves when applying ointment or cream on herpes to avoid contamination of other parts of the mouth or genitals.
15. Do not kiss your partner, even if the herpes was almost completely dry!



herpesViruses are smaller than micro germs, and is developed in the living cell. Herpes, given by 2 types of virus:  type I,  is responsible for herpes mouth and face and type II, responsible for genital herpes.

Although type I infection occurs in nearly all individuals, usually in childhood, when the disease can be very serious, she immunizes against the type II. This explains why genital herpes occurs in a number of individuals late, usually at age youth or young adult.

Oral herpes known as an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus, is estimated by the specialists to be present in 50 to 80 percent of the American adult population.

Genital herpes is also caused by the herpes simplex virus. The specialists estimate to be present in 20 percent, over 50 million people. It is osible that people having the virus, but the majority of these cases may be unaware they even have it. Each year more than 500,000 Americans are diagnosed with genital herpes, especcialy teens. Genital herpes is an STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) and should be treated imediatelly.

The first signs of herpes and crabs, rushes, fever or pain around the lips or around the nose. In the next 48 hours develop an ulceration, which is approximately dry, scab and heal with or without specific treatment.
It should be noted that herpes is contagious and can be transmitted through direct contact with a herpes,  with fluid from a herpes or saliva of a person suffering from herpes.
After the first occurrence of herpes heal there are two possibilities: one is that organism has to immunize against the virus that caused disease (usually Herpex simplex type I) and the second possibility is that the virus remains in the body was waiting for a new opportunity for reactivation  such as:
– Appearance of a cold
– Strong stress, distress body
– An inadequate nutrition
– Menstruation

The Genital herpes has to be treated by specialists. If you have any suspicion go and see a doctor as soon as possible.

Read about some natural treatments to deal with herpes disease.