How do you get rid of cold sores on your lip?

Cold Sores Dietary Advice

There is no sure way to cure cold sores, as they are a chronic symptom of the herpes simplex virus. However if you maintain a proper diet that has the right kind of nutrients you can help reduce the number of relapses you have and also save it from spreading further. Therefore your diet must contain a good amount of vitamins and minerals (can be taken in the supplement form). Make sure to eat a lot of uncooked foods like vegetables and fruits.

One of the major factors that contribute the reoccurrence of cold sores is the imbalance on the amino acids which are lysine and arginnie. An imbalance in the amino acids lysine and arginnie is thought to be one contributing factor in herpes virus outbreaks. A diet that is rich in the amino acid lysine will serve to prevent a relapse of cold sores. A diet that contains high levels of lysine includes most vegetables and white meats. Sometimes an attack of cold sores cab be caused due to overexposure to the sun, stress, a deficiency in the human system, therefore avoiding this as far as possible will help prevent a recurrence as well. Consult your doctor for further advice on treating cold sores.

answered by G R

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