Infections from the present or the past can have a lasting effect on your body
and can go undetected for quite some time. Learn more about infections and how
they could be they culprit behind your unwanted symptoms.
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection obtained by the bite of a tick. Symptoms associated with Lyme disease start off as a red rash, or a bull's eye rash, and can lead to fevers, headaches, body aches, stiff muscles and fatigue. Lyme disease is often hard to diagnose, but can be treated once properly diagnosed.
Mononucleosis is a contagious disease caused by EBV and spread by saliva from one person to another. Symptoms of mono include fever, fatigue, sore throat and swollen lymph nodes. If left untreated, mono can causes hepatitis and issues with the spleen.
Epstein Barr Virus is the virus that causes Mono. Many people are carriers of the virus even if they don't know about it, and can often lack symptoms. Once spread, it can take 4-6 weeks to start to present its symptoms, which include fever, fatigue, sore throat and swollen lymph nodes.
Parasitic diseases come from tiny parasites found in contaminated water, feces, and food. While there are no vaccines for parasitic diseases, you can prevent them by taking precautions when traveling to other countries. Pregnant women can also easily get parasites. Consult an integrative physician to learn more.
Dysbiosis is when the flora, bacteria and viruses in your gastrointestinal tract has grown in large amounts, causing gastrointestinal issues. An overgrowth of yeast (candida is a common one) is one example of dysbiosis. Often it is hard to know there is something going awry in your tract, and can present as hormone imbalances, autoimmune disease, joint pain, neurological disease and weight gain.
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