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Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Real? Life-Threatening Condition Can Leave Sufferers Bed Bound

Thursday 10 August 2017


From the UK's Daily Express:


Chronic fatigue syndrome: It affects 250,000 people in Britain
Chronic fatigue syndrome:
It affects 250,000 people in Britain

Is chronic fatigue syndrome real? Life-threatening condition can leave sufferers bed bound

Wednesday August 9, 2017
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CHRONIC fatigue syndrome - also called "yuppie flu" - affects thousands in the UK. But there's long been debate about whether the symptoms of extreme tiredness and muscle pain are all in the sufferer's mind.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) - also known as Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) - is a long-term illness with a wide range of symptoms and no known cause.

It affects 250,000 people in Britain who will suffer from extreme tiredness, muscle pain, sleep disorders, headaches and flu-like symptoms.

A recent study by Stanford University has suggested for the first time that the condition is driven by chronic inflammation.

They also discovered that the condition could soon be diagnosed by a blood test.


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