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How Gut Bacteria Is Helping To Unpack Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sunday 5 February 2017


From The Huffington Post:


More than just fatigue.

How Gut Bacteria Is Helping To Unpack Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Can improving a person's gut health help?

By Emma Brancatisano
Associate Editor, HuffPost Australia
3 February, 2017
Copyright © 2017 The Huffington Post Australia Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.


[Chris] Armstrong [researcher at the University of Melbourne's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology] is part of a team of researchers at Melbourne University who have been studying the metabolites (AKA products of metabolism) and gut microbiota in the faeces, blood and urine of those with ME/CFS.

Their research, replicated in later studies, has shown a microbial difference in those with the disorder. Essentially, the gut bacterial microbiome in chronic fatigue syndrome patients isn't normal.


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