I guess I have to take a whole bunch of Lysine just to counteract it but would rather not, and I'm still not succeeding and figuring out the right amount anyway.
Collagen powder caused me issues recently. I had to stop. Collagen if pure will naturally have a higher Arginine to Lysine ratio. I so wanted to take as it has some good benefits. I also have other food triggers so collagen reminded me I can’t eat whatever I want
Apart from l-lysince, I've had great results from another supplement called Monolaurin. Using the Natural Cure Labs brand daily (2,400mg, or 4 capsules), i've avoided outbreaks for months