Lysine is an aliphatic essential amino acid meaning the human body cannot produce it. Lysine plays a critical role in proteinogenesis and carnitine production. Lysine is found in certain food items like eggs, poultry, soy, peas, beans, meat, fish, etc. Increased lysine causes neurological disorders, and deficiency leads to connective tissue disorders and problems with fatty acid metabolism.

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Can L-Lysine be taken everyday?

Query: Hi doctor, Please tell me whether L-Lysine is safe to take every day or not.  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it is safe to take it daily upto 5 gm. It has shown positive effects in depression, wound healing and is good for skin and hair as well. Excess can cause gastric upset.  Read Full »

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