Cold sores are small, blister-like lesions that usually appear around the mouth. They are caused by the herpes simplex viruses. They usually occur when trigger factors eg cold weather, sunshine, poor dietary choices, lack of certain vitamins, sleep disturbance, stress. We have put together a bundle containing a treatment and prevention regime to help you overcome and prevent cold sores. Each bundle contains the following:
1 x 2g Zovirax cream – The top selling antiviral cream in Ireland. Proven to reduce the amount of time a cold sore remains and stops sting and itching fast.
1 x 30 Sona L-lysine tablets – Lysine may help to slow down or prevent the growth of the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which is responsible for cold sores. HSV-1 requires arginine, which is another amino acid, to grow. Lysine helps prevent the body from absorbing arginine, making it difficult for HSV-1 to grow and reproduce.
1 x Sona Vitamin B complex 30pk – Vitamin B deficiency has been long linked to trigger factors for cold sores. This B complex preparation from Sona is ideal preventing cold sores linked to this.