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antivirals

  1. Hip

    The reason why antivirals like Valtrex and Valcyte take such a long time to work in ME/CFS (or don't work at all), according to Dr Martin Lerner

    When treating herpesvirus-associated ME/CFS with antivirals such as Valtrex and Valcyte, Dr Lerner's studies showed it takes a long time for benefits to appear, usually 3 or 4 months for the very first signs of improvements to materialize, and a year or more for the full benefits to manifest...
  2. P

    Role of EZH2 in ME/ CFS and POTS

    Hi, I have been a silent reader of this forum for many years. During the past couple of months, I often had to think about a study from Australia. There, it is said, that POTS (at least in a subgroup) is caused by an epigenetic malfunction of the NE-Transporter. This epigenetic malfunction can...
  3. PallasKat

    Side effects from Famciclovir ?

    Hello Everyone~ I haven't posted for a LONG TIME. I recently started on Famciclovir after finding out I that I have high levels of EBV. I have had ME/CFS/Fibro for approximately 10 years. I am taking 500 mg daily, it's been about 3 weeks. I am having trouble figuring out if these are actual...
  4. J

    Article/Study: „Knocking out 1 protein may cure the common cold“

    Article: „Knocking out 1 protein may cure the common cold“ https://www.futurity.org/common-cold-viruses-2162532-2/ Study: Enterovirus pathogenesis requires the host methyltransferase SETD3, Nature Microbiology, Page 2058-5276, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-019-0551-1
  5. M

    Anyone experience worsening of symptoms after staring acyclovir?

    I just started taking acyclovir a few days ago, now been on it for 4 days. I have had a severe worsening of symptoms. Probably the worst I have felt since getting ill. Does anyone else have experience with this? Could this be due to the acyclovir? Is it some sort of die off reaction?
  6. M

    Idaho doctor recs? (or just anywhere close by)

    Anyone else here from Idaho or have any Idaho doctor recommendations? I am seeing a functional medicine doctor who is great (just stated helminthic therapy with her), but she has not recommend any things else besides diet, supplement, lifestyle changes etc. Also unfortunately naturopaths cannot...