Genital herpes may become one of disease that has no cure yet. However, it does not mean that we can not do anything about it. There are a lot of treatment that commonly suggested. If medication seems not work for you then alternative therapies may become your solution. In fact, you better avoid the ointments or over the counter creams. It is simply because those type of cream and ointment can make the outbreak period becomes longer. When you apply the cream and ointment then the infected area will become wet while the area should be dry and clean.
Based on this fact, the outbreak frequency can be managed through healthy lifestyle including healthy food and routine exercise, avoiding too much alcohol, manage stress well and consume proper nutrition. Alternative therapy for genital herpes can be gained by lysine supplement. However, the result of this therapy will be highly depend on each patient condition. You better have prior consultation with doctor to make sure you get the right dosage. Consume more foods that have high lysine level such as fruit, vegetable, cheese, milk, yoghurt, egg, fish, chicken, lamb and beef.
Not only that, you may also consume brewer yeast, avocado, sprouts, amaranth and quinoa. Another way to decrease outbreak occurence is by avoiding high amino acid arginine food. Arginine is contain inside regularly consumed foods. That is why, you are not suggested to stop consuming food with arginine. Every individual have their own concern to adjust with their diet. Better ways to find out which one is good for you is by having consultation with your doctor to make sure whether this is the right treatment for your genital herpes.