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7 Notable Health Benefits of Lysine

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  • Lysine recently became popular for its ability to help manage cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV)
  • Lysine is an amino acid, one of the building blocks of protein that plays an important role in the production of enzymes and hormones, as well as the formation of bones and muscles
  • Research shows that lysine has other uses, such as improving athletic performance, boosting your immune system and promoting insulin secretion

Lysine’s rise to popularity began in the 1980s when researchers noted that it could be used to help fight off cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). However, lysine is more than just a remedy for HSV infections, since it’s also crucial in various physiological processes. Read on to find out how lysine can help you take control of your health.


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