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I get stress-induced cold sores often. What can I do to prevent them?

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Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry
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In brief: Lysine

The the intake of the essential Amino Acid lysine may help you reduce the outbreak of cold sores.
You can start with 500 mg tabs and possibly increase it to 1000 per day when you feel the cold sores coming out.

In brief: Lysine

The the intake of the essential Amino Acid lysine may help you reduce the outbreak of cold sores.
You can start with 500 mg tabs and possibly increase it to 1000 per day when you feel the cold sores coming out.
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dr. Richard Ruden
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Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
Dentistry

In brief: Diet changes

If the actual stresses cannot be avoided, then avoid trigger foods like sugar, caffeine, alcohol, chocolate and nuts.
You can add Amino Acid lysine to diet as a supplmement. 1, 000 mg per day. Give or take.

In brief: Diet changes

If the actual stresses cannot be avoided, then avoid trigger foods like sugar, caffeine, alcohol, chocolate and nuts.
You can add Amino Acid lysine to diet as a supplmement. 1, 000 mg per day. Give or take.
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
Thank
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