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I'd like to know what others with chronic recurring Epstein Barr think about getting flu shots. Also Since I was diagnosed my blood sugar has always been slightly elevated. Anyone else have that experience?
Hi @jbri your question may be interesting to fellow Connect members @mrmie @dollin and @momnxtdr
What are your thoughts on Flu Shots?
In regards to your blood sugar, what does your doctor think about your blood sugar elevation?
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No! With the weakened immune system, there's no reason to add more illness to the body. Are immunologist absolutely forbids it.
Hi @jbri I didn't get the flu shot while in a relapse as recommended by my doctor at the time. I did get one this year since I am well and my doc had no preference. The flu shot is not 100% effective of course. Things like minimizing stress, getting plenty of water, proper sleep and nutrition are important. You can discuss it with your dictor since he/she knows your unique situation. I doubt the nasal spray would be asvised since that is a live virus. …I have not dealt with elevated blood sugars. I had just the opposite from HPA dysfunction. Wishing you the best in your health journey.
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