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The link between idiopathic intracranial hypertension, FM, & CFS: exploration of a shared pathophysiology

The link between idiopathic intracranial hypertension, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome: exploration of a shared pathophysiology, by Mieke Hulens, Ricky Rasschaert, Greet Vansant, Ingeborg Stalmans, Frans Bruyninckx, Wim Dankaerts in Journal of Pain Research Vol 2018:11 Pages 3129—3140 [Published 10 December … 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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Borderline intracranial hypertension manifesting as CFS

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome and cases of idiopathic intracranial hypertension without signs of raised intracranial pressure can be impossible to distinguish without direct measurement of intracranial pressure. Moreover, lumbar puncture, the usual method of measuring intracranial pressure, can produce a similar respite … Continue reading

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Relationship between idiopathic intracranial hypertension and CFS

Abstract Introduction Similarities between chronic fatigue syndrome and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) invite speculation that they may be related. Cranial venous outflow obstruction plays a role in the development of IIH. Could it be a factor in chronic fatigue? This … Continue reading

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Cerebrospinal fluid pressure may be problem in CFS

Abstract   Objective Unsuspected idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is found in a significant minority of patients attending clinics with named headache syndromes, if it is specifically sought out. Chronic fatigue syndrome is frequently associated with headache. Could the same be … Continue reading

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Headaches (idiopathic intracranial hypertension) & CFS

Research Abstract Introduction: Headache is common in chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition of unknown cause in which there are no clinical signs. Fatigue is common in idiopathic intracranial hypertension, a headache condition of unknown cause in which the only clinical … Continue reading

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