Hi my friend was diagnosed with herpes almost two months ago
Hi my friend was diagnosed with herpes almost two months ago. She has broken out of the cloud of depression and that is fantastic. We were talking and our conversation shifted to diet and she got really excited. She said that she believes alkaline diets can cure herpes. I told her if she feels if it will contribute to your overall health then fine but not to get off the meds and that I didn't believe it would cure her herpes. She has a negative view of the medical industry and believes for every doctor it is solely a business. The doctor she went to was also very cold. She believes they are generally uninformed about nutrition and how it can improve a person's life. She watches a lot of documentaries that center on food curing illnesses. But these are illnesses that are caused by the terrible things in our food. Not sexual diseases that can harm us and others. I am open to the idea that there is a cure for herpes or someday will be but I don't want her to get overexcited and do something that could make her sick (like getting off her meds).
@rssunjoy360 there is no need for her to be embarrassed about joining a support group it is anonymous and we all have herpes
@lisajd Maybe it's a case of it becoming a permanent part of her life. Right now she is thinking there is a chance to stop it. But joining a group might mean that it isn't curable right now. Why join a support group unless you need support?
Well if she does her research she will see that there is no cure but she can suppress the outbreak