Tag Archives: chronic fatigue

Near-infrared spectroscopy screening to allow detection of pathogenic mitochondrial DNA variants in individuals with unexplained abnormal fatigue

Near-infrared spectroscopy screening to allow detection of pathogenic mitochondrial DNA variants in individuals with unexplained abnormal fatigue: A preliminary study, by Bert M Celie, An Mariman, Jan Boone, Liesbeth Delesie, Els Tobback, Sara Seneca, Boel De Paepe, Dirk Vogelaers, Rudy N Van … Continue reading

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The high costs of low-grade inflammation

Review abstract: The High Costs of Low-Grade Inflammation: Persistent Fatigue as a Consequence of Reduced Cellular-Energy Availability and Non-adaptive Energy Expenditure. by Tamara E. Lacourt, Elisabeth G. Vichaya, Gabriel S. Chiu, Robert Dantzer and Cobi J. Heijnen in Front Behav Neurosci. … Continue reading

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Finally – an objective measure of fatigue?

Health Rising blog post by Cort Johnson, 20 Feb 2018: Finally – An Objective Measure of Fatigue? An ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Inquiry Making Fatigue Real Fatigue is like the Rodney Dangerfield of symptoms – it just gets no respect. The … Continue reading

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CFS treated with transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS)

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome treated with transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation: a randomized controlled trial, by Li J, Xie J, Pan Z, Guo X, Li Y, Fu R in Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2017 Dec 12;37(12):1276-9. [Article in Chinese] OBJECTIVE: To … Continue reading

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Childhood sleep & adolescent CFS/ME

Research abstract: Childhood sleep and adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME): Evidence of associations in a UK birth cohort, by Simon M Collin, Tom Norris, Paul Gringras, Peter S Blair, Kate Tilling, Esther Crawley in Sleep Medicine [Preprint January 31, 2018] Highlights: Children … Continue reading

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Sleep patterns among patients with chronic fatigue

Research Abstract: Sleep patterns among patients with chronic fatigue: A polysomnography-based study, by Evelina Pajediene, Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar and Danielle Friberg in The Clinical Respiratory Journal [Version online: 2 AUG 2017] Objectives: The purpose of this study was to detect treatable sleep … Continue reading

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Muscle injections with lidocaine improve resting fatigue and pain in patients with CFS

Research abstract: Muscle injections with lidocaine improve resting fatigue and pain in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Roland Staud, Taylor Kizer, Michael E Robinson in Journal of Pain Research, Vol. 2017, #10, pp 1477-1486 [June 26, 2017] Objective Patients … Continue reading

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Chronic fatigue & idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Medical hypothesis abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome and idiopathic intracranial hypertension: Different manifestations of the same disorder of intracranial pressure? by J. Nicholas P. Higgins, John D. Pickard, Andrew M.L. Lever in Medical Hypotheses Vol 105, pp 6-9, August 2017 [Available online 24 June 2017] Though … Continue reading

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Natural course of chronic disabling fatigue in adolescents

Research abstract Objective:   Little is known about persistence of or recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in adolescents. Previous studies have small sample sizes, short follow-up or have focused on fatigue rather than CFS/ME or, equivalently, chronic fatigue, which … Continue reading

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A systematic review of the association between fatigue & genetic polymorphisms

Review abstract: Fatigue is one of the most common and distressing symptoms, leading to markedly decreased quality of life among a large subset of patients with a variety of disorders. Susceptibility to fatigue may be influenced by genetic factors including … Continue reading

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