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Kev003

Looking for results people have had using Lysine for HSV-2.  Also dosage recommendations.  I'm a 190-200 lb male, thinking 2000mg/day, half in the morning and the other half in the evening.  

I've been having OBs since 2011, usually about 1 a month.  Hoping to at least cut the OBs in half.  

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WilsoInAus

You will need to review the information yourself, but I have have a couple of problems surrounding lysine.

First there is no evidence that arginine contributes to an increased outbreak frequency. Once I learnt that, it was enough for me to stop using lysine. The other issue is that the correct intake of arginine is necessary for correct body function for an increasingly identified number of systems, such as your heart! Emerging research suggests there are benefits to increasing 

Even if you were to believe that arginine was an issue, in most diets there is already a surplus of lysine. The average intake of arginine is about 5g a day, the average intake of lysine is 20g a day. What would 2g extra of lysine actually do is a question worth considering.

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cowpoke02

i did that and it helped me with nerve damage . stop taking it when feel better . off and on it . probably same thing as expensive valtrex but works . lol.  i'd use that and  turmeric powder sprinted on food. make golden milk .  now i use a couple brands of bee propolis . sweet as.    olive leaf is supposed to be good . i found some good lysine with it in it but costs more than bug bottle from nature store ..  horse pills .lol.  only worked for me doing like 1000 in morning 1000 at night .   then only do it when eating bad food or drinking to much .  now i just eat foods that don't have additives .. makes huge difference. more tea , coffee and water now .  eating meat veggie fruits .  now i can cheat again , sweets go for real desserts . pies , cakes you make. brownies .  store cakes all ready made are full of extra gunk . ii . tool me years to finally do it . feel better , stomach way better . used to blow up non stop .  salt pepper spices . can't go wrong .  dp that ya wont need anything , haha .    

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tennisguy1313

This treatment should be on an empty stomach, like in between meals for best results. 

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