This isn’t going to be the most glamorous or sexy blog post. But it’s one I have been wanting to write for some time now.
I have more clients than you might think that struggle with the herpes virus and outbreak, in one form or another. I too struggle from the occasional outbreak.
According to the World Health Organization, herpes (HSV-1or HSV-2) is a very common in the United States. HSV-1 is generally associated with oral herpes, while HSV-2 associated with genital herpes. However, either strain can affect either area. More than 75% of the US population has HSV-1 and more than 1 out of every 3 or 4 people (20%-30%) have HSV-2. Part of sharing this too, is to take the negative stigma and/or shame away from this condition. You can see how common it is and how many of us struggle with it. Shame and negative feelings will only contribute to outbreaks. So let's get that one out of the way! You're not alone!Read More