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No meat diet has drastically improved my herpes

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CraigL82

Hi everyone

In 2012 i caught genitel herpes and I was lost in a world of pain.

Herpes on top of bad IBS caused out breaks that seemed to simmer for months. I tried everything and now I have great news to share.

By sticking to a no meat diet my herpes issues have minimised to a tolerable state and I can finally continue my life in a normal as can be way. 

 

I wanted to share this quickly with you and I will write up a more detailed description over the next few days.

 

CL 

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Kurdt01

Thanks for sharing...I often suspect meat (red in particular) and sweets as well...

How often did you have OB's prior?

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Evaluate

Glad to hear it it.

While I'm not willing to forgo meat, I have definitely increased my share of fruits and vegetables.  Not only this, but dietary soluble and insoluble fibre supplementation as well.  This has definitely helped my bowl issues, as well as vitamin supplementation.

How long have you been on a no-meat diet?

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Quest

When you do eat meat  or too many legumes/ potatoes take apple cider vinegar in liquid or pill you can also keep your body more alkaline by drinking lemon water or look up a list of alkaline foods or ones that will act alkaline in the body

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CraigL82

I had full intentions to write up a detailed description to share but I have met the woman of m dreams and this week has just been a whirlwind of ups and downs.

 

On the second date I fully disclosed my dirty little secret! You do not know how terrified I was to tell the person I've been looking for for 21 years that although I'm a decent guy, I HAVE GENITAL HERPES. 

Watch this space, I will try and write up a full blow by blow account as soon as I come off cloud 9 and find my glasses.

There is hope.

Craig 

 

 

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Michgirl73
On 11/16/2018 at 7:15 PM, CraigL82 said:

Hi everyone

In 2012 i caught genitel herpes and I was lost in a world of pain.

Herpes on top of bad IBS caused out breaks that seemed to simmer for months. I tried everything and now I have great news to share.

By sticking to a no meat diet my herpes issues have minimised to a tolerable state and I can finally continue my life in a normal as can be way. 

 

I wanted to share this quickly with you and I will write up a more detailed description over the next few days.

 

CL 

What about fish?

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CraigL82

Here goes

I have battled with Genital Herpes since 2012, what I didn't realise is that there are soooooooooooooooooooooooo many factors that can cause the little bugger to disrupt my system and cause outbreaks. I have spent thousands of pounds, years of trial and error, online research, advice from specialists, a year long career break, praying, baths with all sorts of oils, salts, lysine, supplements, exercise, heat treatment, ice packs, suppressive treatment with pills, creams and this dirty little secret of mine has over come the lot.

Now the pressure is on and I wanted to share my story with this site as the information and help I have received from the great users HAS really made a difference. 

Its all about getting the right balance of life, work, sleep, rest, diet, stress, head space.

I started my herpes adventure whilst partying heavily, drinking too much, eating a poor diet, working too many hours, not looking after my mental and physical wellbeing. After slowing everything down I really tried to focus on trying to get to the bottom why I had these re-occurring outbreaks. Now the serious pressure is on as I have found the girl of my dreams and I had to disclose my herpes to her and I now regret doing it before we actually got to know each other. 

I did have a big explanation about the ins and outs about how nothing I tried helped my herpes until I started a vegan diet with the exception of eggs. My journey on this has taken me through some dark days. Now writing this I've just received that my dream girl can't take our relationship on whilst going through a divorce and I don't blame her. To be sexually active with a guy that has genital herpes whilst trying to balance kids, work and a horrible ex husband just tops the scales into something that is un-manageable.

Oh well, it was nice to have the opportunity to find some one that is so special that you want to share your darkest secrets with!

Sorry if this is now just a babel. I'm away to lick my wounds and I will rise again when the time is right.

Good luck with everything in life. Remember that herpes is just a little helper to make sure that we keep ourselves in shape, sleep well and be mindful. 

Speak soon.

 

Edited by CraigL82

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Lulupazoola

Im excited for your new romance as well as the interesting info.  !!  All the young people who sign on thinking their life is over, and cheated-on wives given this horrible virus by their soon to be ex's will feel heartened that good things can lie ahead and all men arent dirtbags!  (U can know that in your heart but things can become distorted when youve been lied to and H is ravaging u.)  A nice man, honest, wanting a real relationship!  Yay!  Keep us posted!  I am eating meat but avoiding wheat and other recognized food triggers.  I have good luck with oregano oil, neem and olive leaf.  I assume u have tried all that.  Good luck with your new love interest and controlling your virus!

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Lulupazoola

Oh, im so sorry.  Still, i know there is a good someone out there for u.  And maybe your girl will reconsider, too.  When i imagine myself as a young person, i think i would be stricken with horror to have someone i barely knew disclose to me.  It seems like what this disease teaches u is that casual sex is part of your past, and that u really need to get to know each other before jumping into bed...decide whether or not u really want to invest yourself in this relationship, and let the other person decide too.  Then disclosing might seem less scary to them.  I am interested in what others have to say about this.  And i am blown away at all the things u have tried, not to have backed the monster off a bit.

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CraigL82

I will try your recommendations. Thanks for the tips, oregano is something I did forget about. 

Life is is going well and taking the little set backs in my stride.

Good luck to all x

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