As we all know, talking about having herpes is often harder than actually living with the virus. About 3-4 hours, the inflamed shngles will dry-up and it will be practically healed in the next day. Between HHV-8, a lethal, cancer-causing strain of the virus and HHV-6, a relatively benign incarnation that rarely causes more than a fever, essentially all human beings are infected with some form of herpes. This is one of those old naturopathic remedies that have been floating around for centuries and it makes many believers of natural medicine. If you are close to your family, I would definitely recommend telling them. Take a pair of cotton socks and soak them completely with ice cold water. Researchers have long suspected that certain chemotherapy treatments, especially those that suppress the immune system, may activate latent herpes viruses even as the drugs carry out lifesaving tasks within the body.
Warm your feet first. When my mom got the bill, she (understandably) relentlessly inquired about the lab test and resulting large balance. Warming can be accomplished by soaking your feet in warm water for at least 5-10 minutes or taking a warm bath for 5-10 minutes. Steven Zeichner, a professor of medicine at GWU and coauthor of the study. Place ice cold wet socks on feet. The advantage of telling my family is that they can listen to me and help me when I’m upset or feeling ill with symptoms. Go directly to bed.
“If you’ve got a drug that works, you’re going to find a way to use it,” he said. Keep the socks on overnight. If you are not close to your family you may find it’s better not to tell them about your herpes, or at least to be cautious about how much information you give. This treatment acts to reflexively increase the circulation and decrease congestion in the upper respiratory passages, head, and throat. And with herpes hiding in us all, learning to tiptoe around the sleeping virus is an immediate priority. This treatment is also effective for pain relief and increases the healing response during acute infections.