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Cold sores? Reach for lysine — quick!

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

At the Southern California University of Health Sciences, researchers found that a topical ointment containing the essential amino acid lysine effectively reduced the duration of cold sores. In previous studies, lysine was shown to decrease the risk of cold sore outbreaks as well as the duration of the outbreaks. It is believed that lysine inhibits [...]

Beat cold sores naturally

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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, [...]

Keep cold sores away: what works

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]