Reducing the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection with regular rectal and vaginal ozone treatments is the first and most important treatment. This includes hygiene with ozone water and ozone oils for topical application.
Once this has been implemented the next step is restoring the body’s immune system. Being immunocompromised is a major risk factor for reactivating EBV infection.
How do we ensure our immune system is functioning properly?
- Clean diet and adequate nutrition – reducing pro-inflammatory foods and increasing nutrient dense foods. Eliminating any trigger or immunosuppressive foods including: gluten, diary, allergens, intolerances, sugar etc.
- Hydration – important to drink at least 2 liters every day
- A healthy gut microbiome – healing the gut is a priority for anyone dealing with EBV infections. See the Leaky Gut protocol for Ozone which includes supplement recommendation to discuss with your nutritionist of naturopath.
- Reduce toxic burden – toxins suppress the function of the immune system. Therefore, it is important to decrease the critical toxic load by eliminating petrochemicals, fragrances, pesticides and fungicides, chemical agents and medication.
- Optimizing detoxification pathways – this includes supporting the liver/kidneys and providing the appropriate co-factors for phase 1 and 2 detox.
- Improving sleep habits – this is essential as the repair and detoxification occurs while you sleep. Ensuring adequate sleep hygiene. (no synthetics, emf, light pollution, outgassing mattress, a.s.o.)
- Reduce stress – as this is a major cause of immune system dysfunction, it could be what triggered the activation of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and what can also reactive it.
- Supplementation – herbal and nutritional supplements are required to support the immune system and the body’s ability to regain homeostasis.
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