What Helps Mono

Mono, also known as Infectious Mononucleosis is a contagious disease characterized by extreme fatigue, fever, sore throat and swollen lymph nodes caused most often by the Epstein-Barr virus.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Mono

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Omega-3 Fish Oil

Omega-3 Fatty Acids are essential fats absorbed through food including fish (mackerel, salmon, seabass), vegetable oils (flax oil, soybean oil), nuts (walnuts) and seeds (flax, chia, hemp). There are three main Omega-3 Fatty Acids: ALA also known as Alpha-Linolenic Acid, EPA also known as Eicosapentaenoic Acid and DHA also known as Docosahexaenoic Acid. ALA is found naturally in plants, while EPA and DHA are found in fish. Omega-3 Fatty Acids maintain heart, vascular, lung, brain, immune and endocrine system health, while reducing inflammation.


Effectiveness
50%


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Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms that naturally live in the human body. They typically include strains from the common bacteria groups, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, as well as the yeast, Saccharomyces boulardii. Found naturally in fermented foods (kombucha, tempeh, kimchi, miso and sauerkraut) and dairy (yogurt, buttermilk, cottage cheese), probiotics are part of the microbiome or the healthy community of organisms that keep the body healthy.


Effectiveness
75%


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Echinacea

Echinacea, also known as Purple Coneflower or Echinacea purpurea, is a flowering plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. Native to North America and an integral component of Native American medicine, it is known for its anti-inflammatory and immune-enhancing properties. 


Effectiveness
50%


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Cranberry


Effectiveness
1%


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Astragalus


Effectiveness
25%


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Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an essential, water-soluble vitamin best-sourced in fruits (orange, grapefruit, kiwi, strawberries, cantaloupe) and vegetables (red pepper, green pepper, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower).  A powerful antioxidant, Vitamin C plays a key role in immune function, protein metabolism, and collagen production.


Effectiveness
50%


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