Get the latest expert information, news, and patient insight on living with and management genital herpes, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, how to prevent transmission, mental health struggles, and more.
Talking to your significant other or sex partner about sexually transmitted infections can be downright scary, but disclosing your status is crucial, according to herpes activists — here’s why.
A genital herpes diagnosis can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety — among other struggles. Here’s how to combat the stigma and take care of your mental health.
"What I once viewed as a near-death sentence to my love life and identity transformed into a sense of purpose that still guides me today."
Alzheimer's and the herpes virus may seem like unlikely partners, but they may have more in common than scientists once thought.
Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but it can be managed. Here’s what you need to know.
A herpes diagnosis can make you feel disconnected from your body and your sexuality. Here are some strategies to help.
Emily Depasse is currently working on her MSW and MEd Human Sexuality. Her research interests include sexually transmitted infections, specifically genital herpes, and the role that female body image plays in shaping sexual experiences.
Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.