Books about Herpes


Making Peace with Herpes: The BookOvercoming the Stigma and Freeing Yourself from Outbreaks Naturally. By Christopher Scipio
A holistic handbook to treating herpes naturally, practicing safer sex, and conquering the stigma attached to the virus, by holistic viral specialist Christopher Scipio. With the purchase of the book comes a free 15 minute phone consultation with Christopher Scipio. There is also an option set of self-hypnosis CDs that reinforce the messages of the book.

    Controlling Herpes Naturally, revised edition 2006: a holistic approach to prevention and treatment by Michele Picozzi This is a fantastic book on herpes by someone who has herpes. Michele offers many practical suggestions for controlling and dealing with herpes outbreaks. She offers tips on diet and lifestyle, vitamins and supplements, topical over the counter remedies, and advice on the use of homeopathy, aromatherapy, meditation, and yoga. Michele has tried about 90% of the remedies offered in her book. I highly recommend this book to anyone who suffers from herpes, both oral and genital. UPDATE:  Michele has generously offered a copy of the new bookmark that list 6 important things to do if you have herpes available to HHP participants at no charge if they'll send an SASE to Southpaw Press, 1653 S. 2500 East, New Harmony, UT 84757.

    The Truth about Herpes by the late Dr.Steven Sacks.  This book is considered the most comprehensive and useful volume on the subject. Dr. Steven Sacks is one of the world's best known Doctors specializing in research about and the treatment of herpes.

    How to Live and Love with a Chronic STD by Charles Ebel
    The reviews at Amazon highly recommend this selection. I have not read it personally, but from what I've read about it, it sounds like a good one! --Kate

    Dr. Ruth's Guide to Talking about Herpes It's doctor Ruth. What more do I need to say?

    Skin Deep by Dr. Ted Grossbart
    This is a book which discusses different approaches to taking care of recurrent skin conditions. Herpes is included as well as canker sores, eczema, and some less common conditions. The author writes: Are you are suffering from any of a wide range of skin conditions like oral or genital herpes, eczema, acne, psoriasis, hives, skin allergies, warts, itching or scratching, alopecia? A Harvard Medical School clinical psychologist provides practical, effective, research-based techniques to track down and reverse the role that stress and emotional issues are playing in your problem. Learn how relaxation, imaging, hypnosis, and psychotherapy can help you get back in charge of your life and your skin. Check out the Skin Deep Homepage for more information.

    Herpes: A Nutritional Approach: Todays Health Series No. 7 by Louise Tenney and Rita Elkins

    Our Bodies, Ourselves by Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Jane Pincus (Introduction)
    Recommended so highly by Ruby that she threatened me with bodily harm if I didn't get this up

    Understanding Genital Warts by Patricia Cooper
    In light of the recent interest in HPV

    Women's Complete Health Book  by Susan C. Stewart (Editor), Roselyn Payne Epps
    Another of Ruby's favorites

    Understanding Herpes by Lawrence R. Stanberry.

    Genital and Neonatal Herpes by Lawrence R. Stanberry