HOW TO EMOTIONALLY BALANCE YOURSELF WHEN YOU FIND OUT THAT YOU HAVE SOMETHING LIKE HERPES

Dealing with herpes emotionally- How much considerable it is? There are certain threats which when become real leave you dumbstruck. There are some conversations that change your life. Your doctor declaring your tests were positive for herpes is definitely one of them. It is probably the worst nightmare of ones life to hear that he/ she has been infected by herpes simplex virus, the virus that will not easily leave his/her body once it is inside. It becomes difficult to face the world, your friends and family. No matter how modern we are, our mind is preoccupied with all kinds of negativity regarding certain things like sexually transmitted disease called herpes. We have moved on in the field of technology, fashion, medicine and everything else, but at this point our society stagnates at the same place.  This is the stigma of social rejection and negativity associated with the infection. Dealing with herpes emotionally is much more tough and needs much more courage than other forms. Read more to know more about the social stigma of herpes. By now all of us are aware of the treatment options available for herpes patients, but not many of us know about how to […]

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OVERCOMING HERPES STIGMA- SOME EASY TIPS

Herpes has become a synonym for stress, anxiety, shame and disgrace these days. The time we hear this in public, our behavior changes completely and we fill with all the negative thoughts. No matter how advanced we are today, there is still a hesitation in talking about it and we cant overcome herpes stigma. And things get even bitter if by mistake we get to know that someone near us has it. Herpes does not bother us physically as much as it breaks us emotionally. The virus targets our cells, but we and our society makes herpes effect our mind even more than that. One day I called my friend but he didn’t answer. Thinking he might be busy with something I went back to my work. Entire week passed by and I did not see him in college. He totally disappeared and even then there was no answer from his number. I was curious and more than that was worried of what could have happened. As I could not resist myself anymore with all the bad scenes coming to my mind every now and then, I decided to visit him. While I was on my way, I was thinking […]

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LIVING WITH HERPES- WHY LIVING WITH HERPES IS NOT AS BAD AS IT IS MADE OUT TO BE

It is not an uncommon thing to see people living there entire life carrying the virus inside their bodies. But then why living with herpes is given so much hype unnecessarily. No doubt it is a disease that is bothering mankind and spreading with a very high speed. Also everybody will agree that the reoccurring episodes of outbreaks, the irritating cold sores and the symptoms really create trouble in our lives. Still I would say that living with herpes is not as much traumatic as it is made out to be. Dealing with herpes isn’t typically harmful at all; it is just more of an inconvenience rather than a complicated state. It does not lead to any other serious diseases. It does not cause long-term deterioration of anything, and will not cause a person to be unhealthy in any way. It just means that you sometimes get cold sores, usually on your mouth or on your genitals. The virus for which so much of research is going on is not as much dangerous as it is thought to be. Actually there are times when this herpes simplex virus comes into action and that leads to outbreaks. But do you know when […]