Cold Sore Treatment Tips

It’s Friday night, and you’re ready to go out on the town with you and your friends. But you noticed a tingling on your lower lip last night, and now you've woken up to a great, big cold sore! You need something that’s going to get rid…

What is a Cold Sore?

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We’ve explored how to avoid cold sores, what triggers them and how you can live cold-sore free. We decided it was time to return to the fundamentals, and explain the basics of cold sores, what causes them and where they come from. Cold…

What To Expect | Cold Sore Medications

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Know What You're Taking Cold Sores affect millions of people across the country, with studies showing 80% of the population will suffer from the incurable infection. In response, there have been dozens of medications created to battle…

Worst Times to Get a Cold Sore

We all know that there’s no “good time” to get a cold sore, but they always seem to appear at the worst possible opportunities. If you find yourself with one of these upcoming events or milestones coming, you’ll want to grab your InterceptCS™…

L-Lysine Cold Sore Home Remedy Case Study

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While it’s know that L-Lysine has been used as a home remedy for cold sores, little is known about just how effective it is. During a randomized, double-blind study using 7 participants, 6 showed that could be effective at decreasing the frequency…

New Special Limited Time Offer

We have exciting news! For a limited time, InterceptCS™ is now 20% off with any purchase, with free shipping! What does that mean? You can have proven cold sore treatment at your home in case of any situation. Got a big job interview coming…

Know the Stages | Stop a Cold Sore

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Know the stages to stop a cold sore before it appears. During the life of a cold sore outbreak, which typically lasts around two weeks, your cold sore will go through five different stages. Each stage is unique and by taking certain precautions…

Immune System Strategies

While the herpes virus is known for causing cold sores, it can also be responsible for other potentially serious side effects, such as blindness and potentially lethal encephalitis. To prevent these consequences, the immune system is kept under…

Cold Sore & Canker Sore, What's the Difference?

Cold Sores and Canker Sores - Know the Difference Canker sores and cold sores share many similarities. Both infections appear in similar areas, have likewise triggers, such as stress, cuts, hormonal changes, and can be very painful. However,…

Cold Sore Triggers

Some of the most common aspects of our lives can trigger cold sore outbreaks. Various factors influence when and how severe a cold sore can be. You can avoid your next serious outbreak by avoiding a couple key triggers that surround our daily…