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by 105 · January 11, 2013 at 12:47 AM

I am developing a cold sore as we speak and I know I need Lysine, but can anyone recommend a good brand? I can get to Whole Foods pretty quick...

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greymouser 0 · January 10, 2013 at 8:22 PM

Freeform L-Lysine is pretty much going to be be 100% the same from every vendor. I've always liked Solgar when I can't decide between brands for various supplements. Also: don't just dose with Lysine -- make sure to keep Arginine low.

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by 1498 · December 24, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Recently all the evidence has been pointing to coffee as bad for my stomach and increasing my cold sore recurrence but I cannot (will not) give it up. One of my greatest joys in life has been bulletproof coffee for breakfast most days but I... (more)

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JessiePL 0 · December 19, 2013 at 11:31 PM

I will never give up dairy! I think it is quite frankly amazing that I was able to give up cereal...I literally grew up on that; every single morning before school I had a bowl at least! Last year(2012) I remember I would go w/my mom to... (more)

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by 368 · May 28, 2014 at 12:29 PM

I get a cold sore about once a year and I always try many holistic remedies to heal them and I'm usually pretty successful. I use apple cider vinegar, alcohol, manuka honey, black tea bag "compress" coconut oil, and an over the counter... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · May 28, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Prevention everyone knows about, foods high in lysine, some antiviral foods like coconut oil may help, some vinegar...I find I get one a year whatever I do and to get rid of them as fast as possible i don't do anything, I rest, sleep, fast (don't... (more)

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by 30 · July 16, 2013 at 9:33 PM

I am very new to Paleo starting only about a week ago. In the past few years I have been diagnosed with hypoglycemia, hypothyroidism and in the past year IBS and gluten and corn intolerance with potential lactose intolerance. I have been... (more)

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Jeff_Sandman 0 · July 16, 2013 at 9:33 PM

Have to agree with everything I am reading here.My family and I went Organic and Gluten free as much as possible 5 years ago.Did some heavy detox during that time.Alot of bad toxins,GMO's,pesticdes,etc all those previous years.That is how the body... (more)

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by 5245 · May 29, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Hey, all! I'm currently on vacation with my family, and on Sunday, I went out without sunblock and got a mild sunburn. I wasn't out long, and my shoulders are only slightly pinked from it. My face suffered no visible damage that I'm aware... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 29, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Sun exposure seems to activate the herpes virus, or at least weaken your body so that the exposed area may be more exposed for it to erupt. Would sunscreen on your face help in this case?

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by 10 · August 27, 2013 at 5:13 AM

I get fever blisters pretty easily so I do my best to avoid the sun etc. It is now turning into a constant problem and making me nuts. After doing a little research I see that "they" think the FBs are primarily caused by sun exposure rather than... (more)

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Tammy_9 0 · August 27, 2013 at 5:13 AM

Be careful with the Lysine. I had been taking them for about 6 months and my back started hurting. I thought I had hurt it somehow but couldn't figure out how. I hurt so bad i could not get out of bed for a week. Finally, after starting to get a... (more)