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Lysine for herpes shown effective
An_248388 posted:
If you do a search in google scholar you find quite a few articles showing lysine reduces frequency and severity of outbreaks.

I've noticed there are quite a few people here who say that lysine ins't worth taking, so I wanted to set the record straight, or if I'm missing something then have a discussion about it.
abe648 responded:
Actually if you read the Herpes Handbook as noted in my signature line you will find that Lysine still has not proven to prevent herpes. So you can take it but there is no proof that it helps and it is noted that it needs more study
Read more in the Herpes Handbook. Watch the Herpes Video and Terri Warren's book The Good News about the Bad News. All located under the heading Herpes at
An_248388 replied to abe648's response:
Thanks Abe. But if you go to the link in my post there actually IS empirical data that it does help. Seems like the handbook is incorrect here.

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