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the difference between synthetic vs natural lysine

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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Nope: Unlikely.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Essential amino acid: Lysine is an esential Amino Acid (a building block for proteins) that is not synthesized in animals. We get it from aspartic acid from plants(especia ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Can't make it: Everybody needs some lysine in their diet as an essential amino acid; especially, vegetarians need to take note. Lysine as a dietary supplement seems ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Lysine is an essential amino acid with many benefits. Foods like beef, chicken, tuna and salmon contain 2000-4000 mg per serving. Studies where people ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Lysine doesn't work: Lysine has no effect on herpes -- don't believe everything you read on line! Valacyclovir is highly effective, but I suggest you not waste good money ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can: You can do that if you want. Lysine is not usually prescribed by doctors since taking an oral supplement has no proven benefits. Its use in preventing ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Don't take either: Dhea is also converted to estrogen. Do you think that will help your erection? Why are you taking that junk? Eat better and exercise and stop poisonin ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Interactions: Drugs.Com Drug interaction checker did not show significant interactions btwn Lysine & Amoxicillin. See: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Best not: According to the natural medicines comprehensive database on complementary and alternative medicines, insufficient data are available on use in pregna ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably okay: Lysine is an essential Amino Acid that is required in your diet. The recommended daily allowances are increased during pregnancy and breast-feeding. ... Read More

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