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I have CFS for last 3 years.. It started with EBV and still

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I have CFS for last 3 years.. It started with EBV and still have severe fatigue, depression, unrefreshing sleep.. Recently my EBV titer for VCA IGG was 3.75.. Now taking valtrax 1g twice a day.. Its almost 4 months now but no improvement..
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hello !

I suggest follow up with your primary care doctor

I advise even though you do not feel like it but try to get daily MODERATE exercise

A wakefulness promoter may help ---Provigil as example ( ask your doctor )

How much sleep per night so you get?

The sleep quality may be a factor for ongoing fatigue

True that chronic active mono could stilll be factor ( full EBV titers IgG and IgM) would be of interest ....

To check other causes of fatigue might yield answers ---

Sleep study

B12 level

Thrroid function


Serum iron

Depression? That may benefit from a stimulating type antidepressant such as Wellbutrin ....

I hope that this is helpful for you

If you have further questions or concerns then I will be happy to get back with you

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Thank you and Best Regards,

Anthony Bray MD