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Reason for taking: Cold sores
12/24/2014 7:45:13 PM

Reviewer: BillP, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm a 44yr old male who has had cold sore outbreaks since I was 16.I'm So sad to know that for so many years I could have been using this supplement to stop these painful blisters. Along with researching about food effects on cold sores and this supplement, I have gone up to 3 yrs without a outbreak. I have found that cutting out chocolate altogether has been a huge help.The only time I g ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cold sores
12/22/2014 1:24:00 PM

Reviewer: TXKeith, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Not a silver bullet by any means, but a very good weapon in the arsenal to fight cold sore outbreaks. Used in a multi-prong management approach, lysine supplements can help reduce the severity and length of outbreaks, in my short experience. Again, a well-rounded program should be the approach: good diet (low in argenine, rich in lysine), adequate rest, a topical application of treatment like ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cold sores
12/2/2014 1:10:40 PM

Reviewer: CSinSC, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was getting cold sores frequently, every few months and anytime I got stressed or worried and I have anxiety so you can imagine. I went to a local health store and was given a bottle of lysine pills to take. They were 1000mg tablets. She told me to take 2 in the AM on an empty stomach and 2 in the PM before bed. I had a huge blister when I started taking the pills. After that I would take a coup ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cold sores
11/30/2014 11:08:39 PM

Reviewer: Kitty, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have suffered with huge cold sores since my teenage years. No one ever mentioned this to me until I was in my 40's. Lysine is the best treatment for cold sores in my case. I take from 3000-4000 mg. throughout the day as soon as I feel one coming on. 99% of the time It won't let it get big and painful. Cold sores will either go away or be tiny and go away within days, compared to the week ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cold sores
11/26/2014 1:01:38 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been suffering from cold sores ever since I can remember. After moving to CO I started getting them more frequently. Today I woke up to a major tingling lump on my upper lip. I stopped taking it because I have been pregnant but today I decided to pop 3500 mg of Lysine. Its only been a couple hours and I can already physically see the swollen area going down and feel relief. I will take some ... Show Full Comment

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