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#01 05.15 EBV Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management

EBV Diagnosis This course discussed the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of EBV. It includes lab testing, patient assessment, comorbidity and global treatment with prescription and natural medicines. Got a question? Head to the forum! Every Webinar has an associated, private forum. If you have a question, head there and ask. Go To Forum (Beta)

MTHFR and EBV-HHV flares

Most have seen this: Warning: Improving your methylation may trigger an EBV relapse This article points to the idea of “correcting methylation causes EBV relapse”. In one sense, true BUT: without working genomics and especially methylation one becomes (much more likely to be) a chronic re-activator of EBV and other HHV Viri. We saw this association …

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EBV LAB INTERPRETATION CONT

QUESTION: If a patient is positive for antibodies for EBV VCA IgG, EBV EA IgG, EBV NA IgG and negative for antibodies for EBV VCA IgM, does this indicate the tail-end of a primary infection or a re-activation? CBC and CMP unremarkable. ANSWER: Positive EaIgG indicates an active reinfection (or maybe primary IF IgM is …

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Dr. A Newsletter

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Cell Signaling: A review of data and summary of my clinical experience. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) – now also known as “systemic exertion intolerance disease” is a frustrating and potentially debilitating condition. Most patients diagnosed with CFS have a difficult timefinding answers and if they do (find answers to begin with) …

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Mycoplasma and Chlamydia Clinical Notes

BACKGROUND: “Mycoplasma” refers to any organism within the class Mollicutes, composed of five genera (Mycoplasma, Ureaplasma, Acholeplasma, Anaeroplasma, and Asteroloplasma). Over 120 named “Mycoplasma” species exist with13 Mycoplasma species, two Acholeplasma species, and one Ureaplasma species have been isolated from humans. However, only three species are well-established human pathogens (but others likely exist): Mycoplasma pneumoniae, …

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Lyme and E2/P Dosage

Pt A: 57 y/o female with h/o Sjogren’s, possible intestinal scleroderma/MCTD, chronic pain on 3-4 Tramadol a day and topical CBD oil, chronic low iron/ferritin, fatigue. I just diagnosed her with Lyme on Labcorp WB. 2 +IgM bands. Coinfections we know of: HHV6 6.62, neg EBV/CMV/mycoplasma/c.pneum/parvo etc. Labs: E2 <5 on low dose E2/P patch, …

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HIGH ASO TITER MANAGEMENT CONT

QUESTION: Patient with History of Fatigue and sleepiness. * Hashimotos Thyroid (mild elevation of both Tg and TPO Ab) * Over weight, under slept , etc * Found ASO titer Elevated (218) * High EBV chronic markers (EBV IgG VAC and NA both > 5.00 (quest max sensitivity)) * High Mycoplasma p. (IgG titer 1.43) …

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WELLBUTRIN, CHRONIC VIRI, NEUROTRANSMITTER TESTING, AND FATIGUE CONT

QUESTION: I have a pt with Labrix urinary test showing low levels of neurotransmitters across the board (I.e. low serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, gaba, glutamate). Has used ecstasy regularly in the past – though not a giant dose and not more than once every 6 weeks according to pt. Also used Provigil off-label for depression for …

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HASHIMOTOS ENCEPHALOPATHY CONT

QUESTION: Have you ever treated Hashimotos encephalopathy? ANSWER: Yes sadly I have. The Cliff note version: If ambulatory, ramp doses of oral Boswellia up to 3-4 grams a day, along with 1-2 grams Meriva or BCQ TID. LDN can help as well, and Melatonin 5-10 MG HS. In addition to that I’d hunt for EBV …

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