herpes

Beat cold sores naturally

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) and often surface during times of stress or weakened immunity, or from excess exposure to sunlight, insufficient sleep and poor diet. Several studies found the amino acid lysine was an effective treatment for cold sores. Those study results, along with millions of word-of-mouth success stories, [...]

Beat cold sores naturally 2018-02-15T15:53:19+00:00

Keep cold sores away: what works

They’re painful, unsightly and they always seem to come at the wrong time! Cold sores are caused by a form of the herpes simplex virus, or HSV-1, and appear as clusters of blisters often at the corners of the mouth or on the lips. The first infection is usually the worst; however, recurrences are common [...]

Keep cold sores away: what works 2015-09-09T13:50:32+00:00

Cranberry Cure? Researchers find cranberries help fight herpes

Cranberries have significant biological activity that can help to combat herpes virus type II (HSV-2) infection, one of the most common viral infections in humans, according to scientists. Researchers at the Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan isolated a compound called proanthocyanidin A-1 from the evergreen shrub, also known as lingonberry or partridgeberry. Chun-Ching Lin and [...]

Cranberry Cure? Researchers find cranberries help fight herpes 2015-09-09T13:50:33+00:00

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