Enhancing Blood Volume In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) And Fibromyalgia

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From Health Rising.

 

“You guys are about a litre short in blood volume, ok? If I’m sitting at five litres, you’re sitting at four. So, you’re really, really sensitive to blood volume changes. If you’re a little dry, you crash. ” Dr. Nancy Klimas

The low blood volume finding in chronic fatigue syndrome has been consistently replicated; there is no doubt that low blood volume is common in this disorder. Low blood volume can cause, among other things, reduced blood flows to the brain (cognitive difficulties), problems standing (orthostatic intolerance), increased heart rates and reduced heart functioning.

While not the entire answer to chronic fatigue syndrome, increasing blood volume can be quite helpful.

 

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