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Lysine

Lysine is an amino acid commonly paired with Vitamin C in many supplements. While an essential amino acid it does not hold much promise as a supplement beyond reducing the symptoms of herpes simplex.

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To supplement Lysine to reduce symptoms of herpes simplex, take up to 2g of lysine daily in divided doses with meals. It should be noted that ingesting supplemental L-arginine at this time will be counterproductive for this purpose and, if the diet is modified to increase lysine intake, then L-arginine should be controlled.

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