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Are you overweight? Many Doctors nowadays are afraid to tell patients to lose weight. The fatigue is not normal if you have a healthy diet and are of average weight. Keep an eye on your liver enzymes. Fatty liver disease is often not detected with bloodwork, but it is quickly becoming more prominent than diabetes. It is often referred to as “the silent epidemic.” I had Mono and feel like I never really recovered. There are many diagnoses that are linked to Epstein Barr. Keep that in my mind.

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Hello @ahaf06830, welcome to Connect. Thank you for sharing this information. While I don't have Epstein Barr, I'm fortunate to have had those uncomfortable discussions with my various primary care docs about the excess weight I've carried. I've lost about 80 pounds from my heaviest point 10 years ago, but it's still a daily battle with me. Here is just one of a lot of available information supporting the information you shared about excess weight and fatty liver disease.

The skinny on fatty liver disease
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/the-skinny-on-fatty-liver-disease

@ahaf06830 you mentioned you feel like you never really recovered from Mono. Have you looked into any additional treatments or tests?

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