EBV Reactivation May Lead to Multiple Sclerosis Relapse

Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) had relapses of their disease when the Epstein Barr virus switched from latent to active. – PLoS Pathogens (1) Researchers from Italy propose that the inability to control the latent Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) when a Multiple Sclerosis Read More …

Sunlight Can Wake Up the Latent Herpes Virus (And Cause Outbreaks!)

Research has shown that sun exposure in people infected with oral herpes (HSV-1), may cause a flare up, or outbreak of fever blisters and cold sores. According to MSN.com, “Flare-ups can … occur when someone is under emotional stress, ill with Read More …

Allergies May Reactivate Herpes Viruses and Cause More Severe Symptoms

A  study from The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggests that individuals with allergies may be prone to more severe and atypical herpes-related symptoms. (1) According to Johns Hopkins, “Allergies are disorders of the immune system. Most allergic reactions Read More …