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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Research is pretty clear: for patients of Chronic Disease Syndrome, exercise probably won’t help, it might even do harm. Exercise is generally talked about as a panacea, as preventing everything from cancer, to insomnia, to depression, but when it comes to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, exercise (despite years of doctors recommending otherwise) may do more harm […]

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Extreme exhaustion, flu like symptoms, and more chase around people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It can wreck your life, but not all doctors take it seriously: some see it as all in patient’s heads, attention seeking, or, occasionally, drug seeking. But it’s real, and a new test may find it from its unique signature […]

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The rabbit hole of research into the good bacteria that make up your gut is getting deeper. There’s a strong link between what bacteria (and in what proportions) are in your gut and chronic fatigue syndrome. In fact, the link is clear enough that the research may lead to a better diagnostic tool by allowing […]

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Advocates for the 2.5 million American suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are hoping that a more serious name will get them taken more seriously by doctors, employers, and medical researchers. The new name, Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease, emphasizes the gravity of the situation—that it’s not just a “syndrome”, and it’s not psychiatric in origin. What […]

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