Yoga and Herpes simplex virus

(August 30, 2011)

Dear Sir/Madam,Could you please let know, if there is any Asanas/remedies/medicines to cure HSV(1&2) infection?Regards-Kumar


Yoga Poses For Herpes


Yoga is becoming one of the leading holistic methods of treatment in a world that is largely dominated by chemically based western medicine. Yoga is known to be one of the most effective cures of a variety of herpes types. This is because it allows the individual to condition his or her body to be able to experience the last amount of discomfort when the conditions symptoms become prominent. One of the characteristics of the Herpes Simplex Virus is the fact that it has no known cure and once the virus has been contracted, it remains in the body throughout your life – erupting from time to time causing a significant amount of pain and discomfort. When it comes to dealing with the herpes simplex virus yoga helps to relax the body and mind of the person. This helps greatly in stifling the symptoms of the condition. The meditation forms of yoga are known to be most effective in relieving stress.

Submitted by A V on August 30, 2011 at 02:09

Which Yoga Asanas Are More Effective To Treat Hpv?


Herpes is a common skin infection that affects men and women the world over. This condition which is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus is of two types – HSV-1 and HSV-2.  This herpes simplex virus invades the nerve cells and lies dormant until there is a condition favorable for their replication. Stress or a weak immune system are two favorable conditions for the herpes virus to make its presence felt. Yoga asanas for herpes is often recommended as yoga helps one to deal with stress. It is a well known fact that yoga and meditation help to improve one’s mental state. Therefore a yoga routine for herpes will help one to calm down and prevent the outbreak of further herpes attacks. Keep in mind that herpes outbreaks are closely related to stress. By lowering stress levels, one can reduce the number of herpes attacks. This is how yoga asanas for herpes can help. Some recommended yoga asanas for herpes include Balasana (Baby Pose), Virasana (Hero Pose) and Mrtasana (Corpse Pose) among others. The yoga sequences for herpes should consist of these above mentioned asanas and should be practiced daily for best results. These yoga asanas for herpes should be followed by pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation.

Submitted by R J on August 8, 2011 at 06:14

How Much Time It Will Require To Cure Herpes With Yoga Exercise?

How much time does it take to cure herpes with yoga exercise? The most important point to remember is that there is no outright cure for herpes. Herpes can be treated but not cured. The symptoms of herpes may disappear but the disease will lie dormant in the nerve cells till it is reactivated as a result of stress or any illness. Yoga is now recommended as a natural cure for herpes as it helps reduce stress. Stress often contributes to an attack of herpes. By practicing yoga daily, one can keep stress at bay and thereby prevent recurrent herpes attacks. The duration for herpes treatment with yoga depends on how severe the attack is. It is not possible to pinpoint an exact time frame as being diagnosed with herpes could lead to even more stress in people and this leads to a catch 22 situation. Yoga as a natural cure for herpes works when combined with other natural remedies, such as following a healthy diet to build up one’s immune system, and exercising as well. Apart from practicing yoga asanas such as Balasana (Baby Pose) and Virasana (Hero Pose), one should also meditate and do deep breathing exercises to deal with the herpes virus

Submitted by A V on August 8, 2011 at 06:11

What Is Herpes Simplex Virus And How Yoga Can Be Useful In Treating Herpes?

The Herpes Simplex Virus is a virus that affects the nerve cells. There are two different types of the virus – Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2). This virus lies dormant in the nerves and could make an appearance when a person is under stress or is ill. A person can be infected with one or both types of viruses. It was earlier believed that HSV -1 infected the mouth while HSV-2 infected the genital area. Research has now shown that either type can affect either area. One of the triggers for a herpes attack is stress. Yoga is useful in treating herpes as yoga can help one to deal with stress.

Yoga poses for herpes or yoga asanas for herpes help to calm a person down and thereby prevent recurrent attacks. Some recommended yoga asanas for herpes include Virasana (Hero Pose), Balasana (Child Pose) and Savasana (Corpse Pose) among others. Keep in mind that once infected by herpes, you are infected for life. This is therefore a lifelong infection. By practicing yoga daily, you can help to reduce the occurrence of herpes attacks as you will be more relaxed and less stressed. It is in this way that yoga and virus suppression of herpes is linked.

Submitted by C D on August 8, 2011 at 06:09

Can Yoga Cure Herpes Simplex Virus?



Before we talk about practicing yoga for Herpes simplex virus, it is necessary to explain what the Herpes simplex virus is. There are two types of the Herpes simplex virus (HSV), type 1 HSV and type 2 HSV. The former causes cold sores while the latter causes genital herpes. Type 1 of the Herpes Simplex Virus can be transmitted through physical contact, such as sharing the same glass to drink from or by kissing. Type 2 of the Herpes Simplex Virus is transmitted through sexual contact. Yoga treatment for Herpes virus is recommended as yoga helps to deal with many of the emotions or feelings one experiences when diagnosed with Herpes. Many people tend to feel angry or irritated or depressed when confronted with an attack of Herpes. Yoga can help them to deal with these feelings. A basic cause of Herpes is stress and yoga for Herpes Simplex Virus can help alleviate the stress. Yoga positions for Herpes should be practiced daily along with deep breathing exercises. Do at least three or four of the yoga positions for Herpes that are mentioned below.

Recommended yoga positions include Savasana (Corpse Pose), Balasana (Baby Pose), and the Virasana (Hero Pose) among others. It is always recommended that along with yoga you also consult a doctor in order to keep the condition well under control.

Submitted by A on August 8, 2011 at 06:05

Yoga and Herpes simplex virus 

Infections due to herpes simplex virus (HSV) are very common worldwide. There are two types of herpes virus – HSV1 and HSV2; the first one can be transferred through kissing and sharing drinking utensils while the latter one is through sexual contact. In common this virus can cause infection around mouth, face and genitals. Meditation and relaxation is very important to remain cool as it is common to feel depressed, angry and irritated when you have herpes. Simple yoga asana like vajrasana, pranayama followed by meditation will help. Besides try the following tips to deal with herpes simplex virus.

  • Completely avoid contact with a person with genital or oral herpes, for example avoid having sexual intercourse completely when your partner has active lesions. Use latex condoms at other times to avoid the transmission of the virus.
  • Tree tea oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties, apply the oil or gel on the affected areas for relief.
  • Avoid sharing drinking glasses or cups, razor blades or any other things which comes in direct contact with body fluids and saliva.
  • Avoid perspiration or going out in the sun when you have herpes as the sweat can worsen the lesions. Wash the area with clean water and soap and completely dry it before wearing clothes. Preferably wear soft cotton undergarments and avoid synthetic and tight clothes. 

Submitted by S M on May 23, 2008 at 05:06

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