Tag Archives: comorbidity

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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Insomnia common in chronic diseases

Research abstract: Highlights Seventy-eight percent of US-based PatientsLikeMe respondents were at risk for National Sleep Foundation (NSF)-defined insomnia. Trouble falling asleep was the sleep symptom most likely to result in self-reporting insomnia. Forty-four percent awaken during the night and 42% … Continue reading

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The relationship between IBS, dyspepsia, chronic fatigue and overactive bladder syndrome´╗┐

Research article abstract: Background: To investigate in a cohort with previous gastrointestinal infection and a control group the prevalence of overactive bladder syndrome (OAB), and how it was associated with three other functional disorders; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional dyspepsia … Continue reading

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CFS and co-morbid conditions

Research abstract Background: Epidemiologic data that inform our understanding of the type, frequency, and burden of co-morbidities with chronic fatigue syndrome is limited. Purpose: To elucidate co-morbid and consequent conditions, using data from a clinical epidemiology study of long-term CFS … Continue reading

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