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Do You Suffer With Cold Sores? Time to Fight Back!!

July 27, 2010

Do You Suffer With Cold Sores?  Time to Fight Back!!

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A cold sore or a fever blister is a red painful blister that occurs on the lips or around the mouth area. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. The first sign you are about to develop a cold sore is you may feel some tightness or tingling in the area where the cold sore is developing. If caught at this stage you may be able to reduce the severity of the cold sore with the aid of a natural supplement named L-lysine.

L-lysine is an essential amino acid, meaning that it is needed for good health however the body does not manufacture it. L-lysine must be obtained through food sources or supplementation. L-lysine has many benefits, for example, it plays an essential role in the production of carnitine, a nutrient responsible for converting fatty acids into energy and helping to lower cholesterol. Lysine helps the body absorb calcium, and it plays an important role in the formation of collagen, a substance important for bones and connective tissues including skin, tendon, and cartilage.

One of the most popular uses of L-lysine is as a cold sore remedy L-lysine is available in a few different forms such as tablets, capsules or creams. Research suggests that using 500 to 1000mg daily may prevent cold sores. Using L-lysine once a cold sore has started will help to stop the spread of the cold sore and will help to speed up the healing process. There are many formulas that utilize L-lysine in the form of cream or lip balm to treat cold sores.

Try L-Lysine to fight back against the herpes virus!!

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