6+ months since DX... Thisi

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Hey everyone.

I want to start by thanking everyone who posts here in these forums. Your words have kept me sane and strong knowing I'm not the only one and that we will all get through this. Esp you Craig; the rock to this place!

6 months in I still find myself struggling with the brain fog mainly. My memory is better as is my cognition and ability to focus. But I find myself still having issues where I'll feel like I'm not part of my world and time feels odd. I still don't have the strongest memory with regards to my previous day's. Hard to remember up to two days ago. But I can remember what I'm doing at work.

I hope for a day where the brain fog lifts and I can get my health back on track. I have found out of all the issues with this mono/gf and long term EBV, the brain stuff is the worse.

This too shall pass!

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    Hi Jeffrey

    I get brain fog/lightheadedness and I take omega 3 because that's supposed to be really good for your brain. Have you tried that? It's not worth taking unless you get decent quality due to a lack of active ingredients and heavy metals if you get the budget stuff, but if you can afford that it might be worth a try?

    Best wishes

    Rosie

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    Hey Jeffrey,

    Remember being inside a year of the virus I would say you're still at the stage where any weird and frightening symptom can take hold, including the brain fog. It must be a very frightening thing, just so sorry you've having to go through it, but as long away as it seems in another 6 months I feel confident that a good proportion of the brain fog will have lifted.

    Try not to read a lot of stuff about the long term EBV, the normal course for most people is that it can affect them any length of time probably from a few weeks (more so for children though) to a significant number of months, but then things DO get better, they don't stay at that level forever. It's easy to think that they will stay like that because it's been going on for so long, but there is a really high chance that it won't so don't lose hope Jeffrey, improvement and a return to full health is on its way, it might be a lot closer than you think.

    Craig

     

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