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I have a big problem with herpes(cold sores). During 3 weeks i got 4 herpeses. I am taking lysine, vitamin c, ganoderma lucidum, but with no effect?

I have a big problem with herpes(cold sores). During 3 weeks i got 4 herpeses. I am taking lysine, vitamin c, ganoderma lucidum, but with no effect?

Antiviral drugs: There are several oral antiviral drugs that your physician can prescribe for you and which should work much better. Make an appointment and discuss what would be best for your particular situation. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Is it beneficial to take a vitamin C supplement daily for a healthy male in late 20's?

Is it beneficial to take a vitamin C supplement daily for a healthy male in late 20's?

Not indicated: It is not necessary for an otherwise healthy male in late 20s to take a vitamin c supplement. But it woudn't hurt take some within reason. It would be better to get vitamins from whole foods. ...Read more

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What is rich in vitamin c?

What is rich in vitamin c?

Many fruits & vegies: Top sources of vitamin c include fruits, especially citrus, papayas, kiwi, strawberries, goji & acai berries, and vegetables, especially peppers, broccoli and kale. See http://www.Healthaliciousness.Com/articles/vitamin-c.Php. ...Read more

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Is 1000mg vitamin C a lot?

Is 1000mg vitamin C a lot?

Controversial!: I believe 300mg per day is enough. Some physicians believe that 1000mg/day is ok. I disagree! ...Read more

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What foods are rich in vitamin c?

Vit c: Fresh fruits and vegetables most of them contain vit c! esp tomatoes, oranges, tangerine, lemon, lime, strawberry, blueberry, potatoes, mangoes, kiwi, passion fruit, pears, carrot, pineapple etc. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamin C everyday?

Is it ok to take vitamin C everyday?

Vitamin C supplement: Taking vitamin c supplementation is generally safe if taken within the recommended daily allowance. The daily recommended dietary allowances (rdas) in adults are 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women. Higher doses of vitamin c (more than 2000 mg/day for adults) could lead to adverse reactions (heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, or kidney stones). ...Read more

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Is 1000mg vitamin C too much for a day?

Is 1000mg vitamin C too much for a day?

Yes. : Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for vitamin c in mg/day infants 0-6 months: 40 7-12 months: 50 children: 1-3 years: 15 4-8 years: 25 9-13 years: 45 girls: 14-18 years: 65 boys: 14-18 years: 75 men: age 19 and older: 90 women: age 19 and older 75 smokers or if around secondhand smoke at any age, add 35 mg/d. Higher amounts of vitamin c are needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Vitamin C (Definition)

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Cecon (Definition)

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