Two-thirds of the world’s population now carries this incurable virus. The bad news is that it can double your Alzheimer’s risk.

Infected? Your Alzheimer’s Risk Just Doubled.

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A surprising new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that the majority of the world’s population now has the herpes virus. Two-thirds! That’s 3.7 billion people under 50. In the Americas, half of women and 40% of men carry it.1

There are two types of herpes viruses. HSV-1 is transmitted through oral contact such as kissing. HSV-2 is contracted by skin-to-skin contact during sex.2 They cause painful sores near the mouth or genitals. Without a doubt, just having herpes is bad enough. It’s embarrassing and uncomfortable.

But it turns out, it’s much worse than that…

Last year, a Swedish study revealed a shocking link between herpes and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Researchers found people with either strain of the virus were twice as likely to develop AD.

According to the study authors, “Our results clearly show that there is a link between infections of herpes . . . and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.”

It seems crazy at first… These diseases seem to have nothing in common. But a revealing 2011 study concluded cells release amyloid precursor proteins (APPs) whenever a dormant herpes virus reactivates.

In other words, the longer you have herpes… The more at risk you are for producing amyloid plaques. These are some of the biggest culprits in the progression of AD.3 And while there’s no way to get rid of herpes once you have it…

There are natural ways to prevent outbreaks. L-lysine is one of them. This essential amino acid has antiviral qualities. That’s because it blocks another amino acid—l-arginine—that promotes HSV replication.4

To avoid getting the virus, limit the amount of arginine-rich foods you eat. These include peanuts and soybeans (edamame). And eat at least one serving of complete protein a day. Sources like grass-fed beef and free-range eggs are ideal.

If you already have HSV-1 or HSV-2 and you sense an outbreak coming on, start consuming about 3,000 mg of l-lysine a day. You can get about 4,000 mg just by eating one organic chicken breast.5 L-lysine also comes in supplement form. But watch your cholesterol levels if you decide to take one… L-lysine supplements may increase cholesterol production in the liver.

Lowering your risk of getting herpes or preventing outbreaks aren’t the only ways to lower your AD risk.

One of the easiest ways to fight off AD? Get more physical activity.

A study by the University of Maryland School of Public Health found it boosts brain function and memory. Researchers there found inactive seniors performed better on memory tests after a 12-week exercise program. And all they had to do was walk on a treadmill.

Any sort of activity that makes you break a sweat and gets your heart rate up may help. It could be something as simple as gardening or swimming a few laps. If you turn up the intensity, your results may be even better.

If you want to avoid AD, becoming more active is a good start. But it’s not the only natural solution that helps protect your brain. There are other ways to keep your brain functioning at its best…

Decades of research on one natural herb is impressive to say the least… And Big Pharma knows it. That’s why they want to turn this extract into an expensive drug.

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In Good Health,

Angela Salerno
Publisher, INH Health Watch

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References:
1http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/two-thirds-world-has-herpes-virus-who?cid=sm_fb_msnbc
2http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs400/en/
3http://www.medicaldaily.com/alzheimers-risk-doubled-people-herpes-virus-how-virus-stimulates-alzheimers-development-307995
4https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/lysine
5http://nutritiondata.self.com/foods-000083000000000000000.html

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