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  • Caution: DEET Based Insect Repellents

    Every year, approximately one-third of the U.S. population uses mosquito repellants containing DEET to ward off mosquitoes and other pests. At present, DEET is used in more than 230 products with concentrations up to 100 percent....

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  • What Are Cold Sores?

    Cold sores, also known as fever blisters or Herpes Simplex (HSV1), are clear small blisters that form around the mouth and are filled with fluid. Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus I, which lives inside nerve tissue. It is estimated that 80% of the population carry the...

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  • Oral Herpes (Cold Sores) vs. Genital Herpes

    The obvious distinction between oral herpes (cold sores) and genital herpes is where on the body their respective symptoms occur. Oral herpes refer to the herpes virus that manifests as fever blisters or cold sores on or around the lips. This is called the Herpes Simplex Virus I. Genital herpes...

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  • Cold Sores vs. Canker Sores

    Many people who contract a cold sore (also known as a Fever Blister) misdiagnose it as a canker sore. This can happen for many reasons. In some cases, the person does not want to believe they have contracted the herpes virus. In other cases, the person has had canker sores...

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  • Cold Sore Prevention

    If you’ve ever had a cold sore, you know how annoying they can be. Treating them as you deal with them might seem like the only option, but that’s not totally true. Our line of Lip Clear Lysine+ products is used for both treatment and prevention of cold sores. Understanding...

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  • Symptoms Significantly Reduced With Lip Clear® Lysine + Topical Ointment

    Lip Clear Lysine+ Clinical Study From Alternative Medicine Review (V10, No.2, 6/05)Eugene, OR: A study published in Alternative Medicine Review (6/05) shows that LIP CLEARLysine+ topical ointment healed cold sores faster than leading OTC and prescription brands costing 3 to 5 times more. Median healing time was just...

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  • Zinc lozenges help common cold - but lozenges with the required doses are hard to find: Meta-analysis

    High dose zinc lozenges may be beneficial in reducing the duration of common cold symptoms – but a lack of high dose lozenges on the market mean these benefits remain out of consumers’ reach, according to a new meta-analysis. Zinc is widely recognized as being beneficial to common cold...

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  • Cold Sore Symptoms

    Cold sore symptoms are virtually the same for everyone, making them quite easy to diagnose. Since the life cycle of a cold sore outbreak is usually identical to the last outbreak, many people who get cold sores can detect the onset of an outbreak before physical symptoms can be observed....

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  • This Summer, Just Say No to Bugs! Choosing a Natural Mosquito and Tick Repellent

     There is a growing body of evidence warning that DEET, the most often recommended and used mosquito repellents ingredient, can cause serious health problems. Furthermore,  applying DEET while using sun block, increases DEET absorption into the blood by a...

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  • Preventing canker sores and a suggested canker sore treatment

    As part of the Quantum Health Oral care Series, we have produced a series of videos on canker sores - causes, prevention, treatments, remedies. In this video, dentist Dr. Chris Kammer highlights some tips for preventing canker sores. Canker sores may be small, but they are painful. By understanding canker...

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