I take Valtrex daily to prevent my wife from getting it. I also use a self-created acycliovir cream an hour before sex.... And, mix Truvada with lubricant to help as well (it has shown to help reduce chances of transmission).
Anyway, I was in touch with Rational vaccines (via phone) in Q4 of last year (they were in the Caribbean). Anyway, they have now gone MIA (feel free to Google it). So, I doubt that will be an option anymore.
Gen 003 was cancelled.
Pritelivir won't be available for a while here in the USA. However, I can get it from a company in Germany, and it will be expensive. If someone is intersted, message me, and we can get a bulk discount. Still it'll be about $9,000 each for a 4 year supply. I will put it on a credit card and make payments.
That's all my research so far. Hope this helps someone!
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I just seen this a few minutes ago.
New article from Marisa Taylor
Well I guess when there’s something negative to report, everyone picks up the story and spreads it. Here is The Young Turks ruining the reputation of a man that spent a quarter of his life to research in the hopes of helping people only to have his image smeared by certain people. Smh, and I really liked The Young Turks before this.
I'm going to start this thread with several posts that contain a summary of my HSV experiences and observations. I've broken this down due to the length and the number of related topics I feel need to be covered. However, I feel the whole is greater than the sum of the parts, so hopefully people with invest the time to read each section.
I've tried to make this less of a rant and more of an informative depiction of my experience. My purpose in posting this is to hopefully help guide others who are confused about what is happening to their bodies and to cope with the implications (in my case it took years to become certain that HSV was the culprit.)
My collection of posts is also intended to provide a much needed outlet for those who feel this disease has turned their lives inside-out, and who may also feel a sense of chronic disbelief at the jaw-dropping chasm that exists between the establishment view of this disease and their daily experiences with it, plus the feeling of chronic disenfranchisement that results.
Ultimately, I feel that a grass-roots patient-based movement is needed to help slow down this disease within our bodies and across the face of the earth. I firmly believe if resources were prioritized we could achieve numerous vastly superior treatment options (if not full cures) in months or years instead of decades or never. However, part of the problem is that we've already passively waited decades for new treatment alternatives. Meanwhile, many of us feel like we're being held hostage by a silent terrorist that lives within our own bodies while we're forced to muster the energy to present a happy, healthy demeanor and thus go on living productive lives whilst attempting to suppress what feels like torture.
I believe that this disease is vastly under-estimated by the establishment in its ability to destroy hope for the future and prosperity and a sense of well-being in the present. For me personally, it has significantly damaged my career and cost tens of thousands of dollars, and those are just the minor damages (I'd prefer not to state the personal damages, nor can they be put into monetary terms). Meanwhile, I can't even apply for disability. The reason for all of this is that we can't solve a problem unless we can agree on the definition of that problem and the cost of allowing it to remain unsolved. It's at this fundamental level that the FDA, CDC, and the medical establishment at large have staggeringly failed and seem more than willing to continue to do so. Ask yourself: do you think the FDA cares more about Theravax working around their authority, or do they care more about helping the people that were willing to do just about anything to have some chance of regaining a little peace from their HSV affliction? Ask yourself: why has a live-attenuated Varicella Zoster vaccine been available (thanks, Japan!) for decades and yet we refuse to even research live-attenuated HSV vaccines in the US? Ask yourself: what is more dangerous, providing a proven 99+% safe, thoroughly-tested vaccine based on a live-attenuated HSV virus (I believe there is absolutely no reason this couldn't have been achieved years ago) or allowing millions of lives to be ruined, babies to be killed, etc., by a highly aggressive and malicious family of wild viruses?
I have read a lot about the success of the Theravax vaccine. Supposedly, it greatly reduced symptoms in extreme cases.
My questions are the following:
- Is Theravax a cure? In other words, will we be able to copulate with others without transmitting the disease or does it just reduce outbreaks?
- What does it take to call Theravax or anything else for that matter a "cure"?
- If Theravax was so successful, why has there been such a fall off on coverage?
- If Theravax was so successful, why are others not attempting similar techniques / methods as Dr. Halford? Everything else continues to fail and Theravax appears to still have some legs
- What can we do to help?
This disease has changed my life and I'm tired of hearing, "if people don't accept you with herpes, then they are jerks..... it is common, 1/5 people have it" No -- both of these coping pillars offer no solace. These people are not jerks and only 3/100 people KNOW they have herpes. Why would anyone knowingly put themselves at risk of an STD that puts you in such a highly stigmatized and hopeless group of the population? These success stories of a young hero/heroine finding love and acceptance are the exception, not the rule.
I have no idea how to cope. I have no idea how I am supposed to find love. Honesty will lead to rejection. Lying has eaten away my soul and sense of self. I don't want to be a bad person and would never want to give this to someone else. I feel like we have 2 paths: Isolation or dishonesty.
Please tell me there is a 3rd! I need hope!