The most important weapon you have to reduce herpes outbreaks forever by completely suppressing the herpes virus is your immune system, without a strong immune system your body is vulnerable to frequent and severe outbreaks.

Although herpes is caused by a virus you cannot cure there is no need to be distressed by this condition, keep in mind there is no current cure for any virus including the flu, common cold, measles, mumps or chicken pox, (a herpes related condition). We have all suffered one of these viruses at some point in our lives and just the same as herpes they are still in our body (this is why you should exercise caution when you come across products that claim to 'cure' herpes).

The state of your immune system is influenced by a host of physical and psychological factors, many of which you are able to control. Lack of sleep, poor diet and excessive stress all contribute to weakened immunity and can trigger unwanted outbreaks. The physical effect of stress on the body is often a primary cause of illness and is not be underestimated, paradoxically the stress caused by worrying about impending herpes outbreaks can often trigger the outbreaks.

By dealing with the anxiety associated with having herpes you can improve your emotional wellbeing, an important tool for preventing herpes outbreaks. Herpes is a viral skin condition, do not feel you have to make it into anything more.

To boost your immune system and prevent any future outbreaks have a look at areas of your life factors that could be affecting your health. Are you getting enough sleep? Are you getting the right nutrients to remain strong? Are you suffering from any prolonged worry or stress?

There are some steps you can take that will help defend against Herpes Outbreaks Forever:

1: Avoid situations that make you tired or stressed. Yoga, meditation and gentle exercise are all ways to relieve anxiety and cope with life more positively.

2: Be mindful of your diet - There's no getting away from it, junk food and a lack of vitamins and minerals has a harmful effect on your health, for herpes sufferers this often means the occurrence of outbreaks. Try to increase your intake of fresh fruit and vegetables and avoid excessive alcohol and toxic binges.

3: Natural Supplements - Natural supplements such as Echinacea, Ginseng and a 'B' vitamin complex all work to strengthen your immunity. Studies show that supplements of 'Lysine', an amino acid found in food can reduce the frequency and intensity of herpes and cold sore outbreaks and slow down viral replication. Other nutrients indicated for herpes such as Vitamin C, Bio flavonoids and Zinc have all been proven in clinical trials to improve healing time and reduce the frequency of episodes, these nutrients work closely together to suppress outbreaks and strengthen the skin.

4: Release Emotional Baggage - A vitally important and overlooked part of recovery is letting go of any negativity that feeds this condition. Try joining an online support community or forum to share stories and help other people with your own experience.

Discovering you have herpes can be a cue to start learning what your body needs to stay strong. Many herpes sufferers become finely tuned in listening to their bodies and are able to identify when they begin to feel run down before they completely burn out. They pay closer attention to quality of life and end up reaping the benefits of all round better health.

Author's Bio: 

I'm just your average hygienist with a passion for excellence. I do what I do best, which is to help my patients achieve healthy smiles and provide & educate them with oral health care solutions and lifelong cosmetic procedures. This article written with the help of dedicated server company.