Are “Old” Muscles Holding People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Down? Plus Tompkins’ Team Promises New Insights

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By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.

 

“New data collectively supports the presence of specific critical points in the muscle that are affected by free radicals.” Fulle et. al.

A group of pioneering Italian researchers have been studying the muscles of people with ME/CFS – a rather lonely task – for over 15 years. Hailing from the  Universitá di Perugiá in Perugia, Italy, they’ve poured out muscle studies in ME/CFS every couple of years.  Why do they keep to their rather lonely task? It’s probably because they keep getting intriguing findings.

In very broken English, the Italian researchers laid out their conception of chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

Old Muscles?

With the exercise intolerance present, muscles present such an intriguing area for ME/CFS. The authors believe the muscle problems found in ME/CFS look more like aging than anything else

 

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