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littlekblady

Preventing outbreak during high stress

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littlekblady

Hi all, ghsv1 here. Have been for about 5 years. I've had a few outbreaks since then, but recently started taking 500mg valtrex a day as suppressive therapy since I'm in a relationship.

Anyway, I wanted to see if anyone had advice about preventing an outbreak during a highly stressful time. All advice I've read focuses around limiting stress your life, but as we all know, sometimes that's not possible.

I will be entering a high-stress situation at work for the next few months and am wondering what I can do to prevent outbreaks. Is the 500mg daily valtrex enough? Should I increase the dosage during particularly stressful times? Honestly I'm just so anxious about getting another outbreak that I'm worried I will cause one again lol.

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blue84

You can't stop outbreaks stress is worst thing..maybe try what my solution few beers or glass red wine after work ..its all mentally so don't get all work up.. The gym works wonders

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