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Hello There :lol: Nice to meet you.

I'll tell you my story: My story is quite simple. I contracted herpes 20 years ago while on a date. To put in nicely, I was forced to have sex. I had almost immediate symptoms of herpes. In four days, I could barely drive to my doctors office. My doctor gave prescriptions for a cream and pills. These did help with the symptoms somewhat. Unfortunately, when you first contract the virus, your body needs to create it’s own antibodies to fight. The effectiveness of your own antibodies takes a while, maybe a few weeks to a month. Even in the months to follow, your body is consistently building up antibodies. When your body has enough to fight efficiently, the virus sits at the tail end of the spine, waiting until your immune system is run down or your nerves are wired for it to make it’s appearance again. The virus never dies, it goes into a “remission.”

The good news is, after the first year and subsequent years thereafter, one will have experienced less and less outbreaks. It is only in the times of high stress that I experienced them. At these times the nervous system is shooting sparks which run up and down the spinal cord. A good example I can think of during the past 20 years is the first week on the new job.

But I’ve never taken precaution against high stress. Precautions may include proper exercise, eating healthy foods, meditation and lengthy prayer.

Well that's my story in a nutshell. :D I hope I can be of assistance to the masses who host this silly little virus. Does anyone have any questions? This website is quite informative. We'll chat soon,


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very interesting post. sooo, my current aches and muscle spasms, cramps in my legs; could that be my body still building antibodies and not the signs of actual outbreak? I am so confused about this? I questioned this on another post you made, so don't feel obligated to answer twice! Thanks;)

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What the cause of aches?

The vitamin magnesium assists your muscles, but I'm not sure that's the source of the issue. Muscle spasms have nothing to do with herpes, unless your nervous system is out of balance. Having an imbalanced nervous system is common because the virus finds shelter at the base of the spine. Imbalance in nervous system is due to long-term stress, long-term negative attitude/thoughts and basically, any long-term thought or activity that hurts our frame of mind and body. THis is NOT the scientific explanation of an imbalanced nervous system! I'm not a Dr., but I do study herbal medicine.

If you are open to them, there are alternative remedies - hands on healing, reiki and even dedicated yoga practice are most efficient to balance ourselves. Sometimes, it's just mind over matter. YOU ARE IN CONTROL and don't let these side effects get to you. Always be positive and Love yourself. You are a beautiful person and have a purpose in life. Have faith in God and yourself.

Aches in the lower back are definite signs of unsettlement. Anything to do with pain in the base of the spine could be a sign of herpes activity. These things are alive and real and they are living in you. They move around and fight your own immune system. Eventually, you are the stronger of the two, but our immune system needs an additional boost to actually KILL the virus.

I can't give a definite answer on the pain in your legs, but I know that the nervous system stems out to them.

Try to quiet your mind at least once a day. At first it's frustrating, but eventually it works. You will find that it's quite difficult, because there are streams of thoughts you have stored up! Be PaTiEnT with yourself. Love yourself. Its the single most powerful remedy I can think of. All others will follow because you have the determination to seek them out.

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