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Lysine is an essential amino acid, meaning the human body cannot make this compound that is needed to build protein, and therefore, must be ingested. Lysine is a limiting amino acid found in short supply in foods relative to the amounts needed for protein synthesis in the body. When broken down in the body, lysine yields acetyl coenzyme A, an important molecule needed for carbohydrate and fat metabolism.
Lysine plays an important role in calcium absorption, tissue repair, and in the production of hormones, enzymes and antibodies. Additionally, studies report that lysine may be helpful in fighting the virus that causes cold sores. Although deficiency is rare, lack of lysine from the diet can cause fatigue, nausea, dizziness, loss of appetite, anemia, and slow growth in children.*
As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you have ulcers, gallstones or are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care provider prior to taking this product. The use of this supplement is not intended to treat any disease, and does not claim to cure or prevent any disease.
Interaction with Medication and Other Supplements
If you are taking medications, you should check with your physician or pharmacist prior to using our products. You can also get drug interaction information from one of the many sites on the internet. Search for: Interaction with Medications, Supplements.
Note Regarding Children
Please do personal research and consult with your health care professional before giving any supplements to children. Suggested use is typically designed for adults and may be higher than you would give to a child.
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Please do not use the directions as a substitute for the advice from your health care professional. We are not responsible or liable for any actions or diagnosis made by you based on the instructions. We encourage you to consult with your health care professional, do personal research, and check all our ingredients against a reference book before consuming this product.
*Disclaimer Notice: Our statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. Please note that reference to Dr. Clark protocols or production methods does not imply that our products can be proven to be any better than other similar products when using US government approved science. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please read full disclaimer here.
L-Lysine Hydrochloride, Gelatin (Bovine) Capsules
Adults and children 12 or more years of age, take 1 capsule daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.