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ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia: definitions, similarities, & differences

ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia: definitions, similarities, and differences, by Benjamin H Natelson in Clinical Therapeutics 2019 Article abstract: This commentary presents a simplified way of making the diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) using the 1994 Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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Balance deficits in CFS with & without FM

Research abstract: Balance deficits in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with and without fibromyalgia, by Jorge M Serrador, Karen S Quigley, Caixia  Zhao, Thomas Findley, Benjamin H Natelson in NeuroRehabilitation 2018;42(2):235-246 OBJECTIVE: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a disorder of unknown etiology associated … Continue reading

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Elevations of ventricular lactate levels occur in both CFS & FM

Research abstract: Elevations of Ventricular Lactate Levels Occur in Both Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, by Benjamin H. Natelson, Diana Vu, Jeremy D. Coplan, Xiangling Mao, Michelle Blate, Guoxin Kang, Eli Soto, Tolga Kapusuz & Dikoma C. Shungu in Fatigue 2017; … Continue reading

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Is “bad energy” core problem in FM & ME/CFS?

Health rising blogpost, by Cort Johnson, 31 May 2017: Study Suggests “Bad Energy” is Core Problem in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Lactate has become a big deal in both chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM).  A by-product … Continue reading

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Brain & spinal fluid abnormalities in CFS are not affected by psychiatric comorbidity

Research highlights: As a group, CFS patients have higher brain ventricular lactate, more abnormal spinal fluid results, lower brain GSH, and reduced cerebral blood flow relative to healthy sedentary controls Psychiatric comorbidity does not influence any of these potential biological … Continue reading

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Is FM a danger to ME/CFS?

Health rising blog post by Cort Johnson, 5 June: Is Fibromyalgia a danger to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)? Extract: Sharing similar symptoms with a much larger disease could be problematic if the two diseases are not precisely differentiated. Not only … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: the small heart disease

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 27 Jun 27 2016: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: the small heart disease Did you know that you probably have a smaller heart than normal? Four studies suggest that if you have chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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