Virtually everyone is exposed to Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). If you catch it as a child you usually feel nothing, but if you’re an adolescent you’re likely to come down with infectious mononucleosis – and a greatly increased risk of ME/CFS.
After German researchers noticed some strange EBV antibody readings in their ME/CFS patients, they dug deeper …and deeper. The more they pulled on that EBV string the more they found.
Check out the five holes in the immune response to EBV and the evidence of increased EBV levels in people with chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) in the first of a series of blogs on EBV on Simmaron Rising
- EBV I: A Deficient Immune Response, Increased Levels of Epstein-Barr Virus Opens Up EBV Question in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Again