Epstein Barr virus infects the body’s nerves to cause infectious mono symptoms such as headaches and migraines. The virus also infects the liver which in turn provokes headaches in sensitive people.
Traditional pain killers can bring temporary relief to these symptoms even if they do not take into account the cause of the headache or migraine. Aspirin in particular should be avoided as it is associated with Rena syndrome – a rare condition that causes inflammation in the brain and liver with potentially fatal consequences.
The natural approach to relieving infectious mono symptoms of headaches and migraines is to relax the nerves and muscles of the back and neck, cleanse the liver and rehydrate the body with plenty of pure water.
The best way to relax nerves and muscles is to take high doses of magnesium and B complex supplements. Epsom salt baths that naturally increase magnesium can also loosen tight muscles and relieve headaches. Just add a few cups of Epsom salt to the hot bath and soak for a long time before bed.
If you have chronic or long-term chronic infectious mono symptoms of headaches, it is a good idea to get a regular massage or see a chiropractor, te stiopath or physiotherapist. They can work on the health of your muscles and your spine to provide the best nerve supply throughout the body.
If the above advice does not clear up your infectious mono symptoms, then it is time to consider your liver function. An excellent sign of a congested liver is a headache. To purify your liver, dip half a lemon in a glass of warm water. Drink at least 8 – 10 glasses of water during the day. When you feel a little stronger, more powerful liver tonics based on liver cleansing nutrients and herbs like methionine, inositol, choline, dandelion and milk thistle can be added.
If symptoms of your infectious mono persist, it is advisable to have a thorough examination by your doctor to make sure there are no other diseases to contribute to your symptoms. Other conditions that can cause recurrent headaches and migraines include anemia, low blood sugar, allergies, hormonal imbalances and neurological disorders.
In most cases, mono headaches and migraines are short-lived, especially if the above advice is followed.