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Mononucleosis


About
Mononucleosis, or more commonly called "mono," is an infection caused by a virus. Depression, jaundice, headache, extreme fatigue, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, swollen glands, achiness, fever, and sometimes rash are all indicators of mononucleosis.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • Do not use Ampicillin it can cause a skin rash and complicates the mononucleosis.
  • Protein is needed for the antibodies to protect against complications such as jaundice and hepatitis.
  • There is no cure and you need plenty of rest and a proper diet.


Advice
  • Always eat 4 - 6 smaller meals per day.
  • Always flush tissues.
  • Call a doctor if your fever is above 102 or if you have pain in your upper left chest for 5 minutes with shallow breathes.
  • Children do not need aspirin because is could cause mononucleosis.
  • Drink 8 glasses of water a day.
  • Half of you daily intake should be raw foods.
  • Keep away from physical contact.
  • Need to have chlorophyll in your diet.
  • Need to rest.
  • Never strain during a bowel movement.
  • Stay away from fried foods, processed food, coffee, soft drinks, stimulants, tea, sugar, and white flour.
  • To ease a sore throat rinse with hot water.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Acidophilus
Importance: High
Comments: Provides friendly bacteria for the intestinal tract. Nondairy formula is recommended.
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Proteolytic enzymes
Importance: High
Comments: Decreases inflammation. Helps with nutrient absorption.
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Vitamin A
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances immune system. Emulsion form is recommended to make it easily accessible to the body.
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Vitamin E
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances immune system. Emulsion form is recommended to make it easily accessible to the body.
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Vitamin C
Importance: High
Comments: Kills viruses. Stimulates immune system. Buffered or esterified form is recommended.
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Dimethylglycine (DMG)
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Boosts immune system. Improves flow of oxygen.
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Free-form amino acid complex
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Gives needed protein. Promotes healing and reconstruction of tissues. Powdered form is recommended.
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Garlic
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Stimulates immune system. Antibiotic.
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Vitamin B complex
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Boosts energy levels. Enhances function of the brain and digestive system, along with other bodily functions. High-stress, hypoallergenic formula is recommended. Use sublingual form or injections under a physician's care.
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Vitamin B12
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Aids in healthy digestion. Protects against anemia. Lozenge or sublingual form is recommended.
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Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Astragalus and Echinacea
Type: Internal
Purposes: Enhances the immune system.
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