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Using Apple Cider Vinegar for Herpes

What is Herpes? Before we look into the benefits of using Apple Cider Vinegar for herpes, let us first discuss what herpes is. There are two types of herpes: 1. Herpes Simplex Virus – 1 (HSV-1) Oral herpes is commonly referred to as cold sores, and fever blisters. This virus is spread by kissing, sharing […]

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What Triggers Herpes Outbreaks?

Many people who have herpes are asymptomatic, meaning that they display no noticeable signs of the illness over long periods of time. This is part of the reason why herpes tends to spread easily—unlike with more symptom-heavy STDs, many people are not aware that they have herpes; they act as “silent carriers” of the illness. […]

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Dealing with Herpes Outbreaks: Prevention is the Best Medicine

As anyone with herpes knows, dealing with herpes outbreaks can be debilitatingly painful, itchy, and embarrassing, and once an outbreak happens, it is hard to treat and control. The golden rule of living with herpes is that prevention is the best medicine; while the illness cannot be cured, it can often be managed in such […]

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Study Finds Intriguing Link Between Cold Sores and Memory Impairment

Cold sores, otherwise known as herpes simplex type 1 virus – are unsightly – and they always seem to emerge at the worst possible times, like before a big date, or when you’ve planned to have a portrait taken. They’re also often very painful. However, recently published research shows that cold sores may be associated […]

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