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The Real Story About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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  By Eric Ries in PTinMotion.   Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has come a long way since the 1980s, when it was widely dismissed as “yuppie flu” and was suspected by many health care providers of being a psychological rather than a physiological condition. (A note on terminology: CFS goes by at least 3 names, […]

Hope For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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  By Julie Rehmeyer in Slate Magazine.  (An American view) Last month, a team of researchers released their latest study on chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychotherapy and a gradual increase in exercise, the researchers claimed, were lasting, effective treatments that could lead to recovery. The study was an update of the largest treatment trial in CFS […]

Neurotransmitters In Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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By Adrienne Dellwo in About Health. What’s Going On in Your Brain? Fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS or ME/CFS) long remained mysteries to medical science, and we’re just now getting a picture of what’s going on in the body, and especially the brains, of people with these conditions. One thing that research has […]

4 Daily Things It’s Hard To Do With Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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A Blog by Lussy in Health Facts. Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome can affect every area of your life, right down to the most ordinary tasks of daily life. Sometimes, you might be surprised by how difficult “ordinary” things have become for you. Through talking to a lot of people with these illnesses, I’ve identified […]

Visual Stress Could Be A Symptom Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Research Suggests

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  People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) could experience higher levels of visual stress than those without the condition, according to new research from the University of Leicester. CFS, also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), is a condition that causes persistent exhaustion that affects everyday life and doesn’t go away with sleep or rest. […]

Hope For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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The debate over this mysterious disease is suddenly shifting. By Julie Rehmeyer in Slate.com     Last month, a team of researchers released their latest study on chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychotherapy and a gradual increase in exercise, the researchers claimed, were lasting, effective treatments that could lead to recovery. The study was an update of […]

PACE Trial 2 – Why Wasn’t My Experience Of Attending An NHS CFSME Clinic Evaluated?

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  In the follow up to the controversy of the PACE Trial results, I would recommend the following to give you a fuller picture.  It’s part of a blog by Lindy, an ME sufferer since the day the Coalition came into power and gives a day by day account of decisions made affecting the disabled […]

No, It Isn’t All in Your Head

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An article from The Faculty Lounge. Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome an organic disease that should be addressed by biomedical research, or is it a only psychological condition best treated by some form of psychotherapy? Until recently, the answer to that question was in dispute, with immunologists and microbiologists tending to take one side, and a group […]

Heart Abnormalities in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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An Article in ‘About Health’. By Adrienne Dellwo, Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Expert Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is considered a multi-system illness with dysfunction in the immune system, central nervous system and hormones. However, research is suggesting that the abnormalities don’t stop there — ME/CFS is being tied to several irregularities in the heart. These […]

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