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Advantages of using coconut oil in herpes

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What Is Herpes And Its Types?

 

There are two subtypes of herpes which are herpes simplex 1 and herpes simplex 2. HSV-1 occurs most often on or near mouth, nose, lips and appears as a blisters or cold sores. HSV-2 occurs on or near sex organs (genitals). Herpes virus is very contagious and it can spread through personal contact such as kissing or sexual intercourse. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease which is also called as an STD. herpes on lipsThis is very common disease in United States and almost 70-80 percent of the population of this country has this virus in their body. According to studies after the first infection herpes virus goes to sleep but it can reactivate at any time. Herpes can easily spread from skin to skin contact with someone who has this virus. The skin on your genitals, mouth and eyes can be affected very easily. Other areas of the skin may get infected if there’s a way for the virus to get in your body like cut, wound and other sores. It’s not that you can only get herpes during sexual activities. Sometimes herpes simplex virus can be passed through non-sexual way like if a person with this disease gives you a kiss or you use personal items of an infected person. A mother can pass this virus on to her baby during normal delivery process but this is a very rare situation.  Herpes is more contagious if your sores are open and wet because fluid from herpes blisters can easily spread the virus. Herpes can also shed and get passed to others when there is no symptom or sores. Most of the time people get this disease from someone who doesn’t have any symptom.

Causes Of Herpes

 

  • Kissing
  • Unprotected sex
  • Sharing same sex toys
  • Eating in a same utensils
  • Using towel and razors

Symptoms Of Herpes

  • Red blisters
  • Pain while urination
  • Body ache
  • Fever
  • Difficulty in eating and swallowing
  • Vaginal discharge

Benefits Of Coconut Oil

If you are living with herpes, you have probably made some changes in your diet to cure your symptoms. Coconut oil is an amazing ingredient which can give you relief in pain. This oil has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which are helpful to cure your symptoms. Coconut oil is delivered from the milk in coconuts and consists of coconut fat and lauric acid, fatty acid that is transformed into monolaurin in the body.Coconut-Oil-For-Herpes-Outbreaks Monolaurin is an anti-viral and anti-bacterial substance that can alleviate lipid coated viruses that causes herpes outbreaks.  It has been shown to work effectively on HIV.  Coconut oil has almost 85 present saturated fats. Unlike the saturated fat in meat, eggs and dairy products, that’s why this is the good source to reduce herpes outbreaks. Additionally, coconut oil is very effective ingredient to reduce weight, especially for abdominal fat (the most dangerous fat that accumulates around your belly). Coconut can be applied topically and externally to treat skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and acne. According to studies if you use coconut oil externally, it can give you better results. To get its healing benefits make sure you use extra virgin coconut oil and unrefined coconut oil.

 

Although coconut oil is very effective to treat herpes outbreaks but if you feel that your condition is not improving or your condition is going out of your control, it is suggested to consult with your doctor to get proper treatment. I know this is very difficult to share personal details with anyone but if you do, you can recover fast. If anyone is suffering with this condition, you should suggest him to use natural remedies which are very effective, affordable and most importantly side-effects free.

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