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March 2019 I had really bad glandular fever (kind of like a severe tonsillitis) I didn’t fully recover until the end of April. Since then I suffered 9 weeks with on and off headaches and colds/flu every month. In October I got a flu jab done but I’ve still been ill 3 times since having it. I’ve tried vitamins etc but nothing seems to make a difference. It seems like since March I’ve just been ill, any suggestions as to why.
Glandular fever has been shown to be linked to various autoimmune dieases. The Epstein Barr virus produces a protein called EBNA2 which binds to several locations in the human genome, which are linked to autoimmune conditions.
It takes a long time to recover from glandular fever, not unusual for someone to be out of action for a year.