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Gut Bacteria Are Different in People With CFS

Well blog post:, by Nicholas Bakalar, 7 July 2016: Gut Bacteria Are Different in People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A new study has identified a bacterial blueprint for chronic fatigue syndrome, offering further evidence that it is a physical disease … Continue reading

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Dr Maureen Hanson radio interview about her gut research

Dr Maureen Hanson gives a radio interview about her recently published paper, “Reduced diversity and altered composition of the gut microbiome in individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome“. It is an interview designed to explain the study to lay people. … Continue reading

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Indicator of CFS found in gut bacteria

Cornell Chronicle blog post by Krishna Ramanujan, 24 June 2016: Indicator of chronic fatigue syndrome found in gut bacteria Physicians have been mystified by chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition where normal exertion leads to debilitating fatigue that isn’t alleviated by rest. … Continue reading

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People with ME/CFS have long been told it’s all in their head – these scientists disagree

The Canary blog, 8 June 2016, by Conrad Bower: CFS have long been told it’s all in their head – these scientists disagree A conference bringing together the brightest minds in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis a.k.a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) research, presented … Continue reading

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Different gut treatment protocols needed for CFS men & women?

Health rising article by Cort Johnson, 21 Feb 2016: Gender Gut Wars: Australian ME/CFS Study Suggests Different Gut Treatment Protocols Needed For Men and Women The role the gut plays in our health is being increasingly recognized and ME/CFS researchers are … Continue reading

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Exercise triggers gut changes comment by Cort Johnson

Cort Johnson comments on recent research: Exercise triggers gut changes in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) December 21 2015 It seems every week brings more news highlighting the surprising importance the gut has on our health. A couple of years ago … Continue reading

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Changes in gut & plasma microbiome following exercise challenge in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease characterized by intense and debilitating fatigue not due to physical activity that has persisted for at least 6 months, post-exertional malaise, unrefreshing sleep, and accompanied by a number of secondary … Continue reading

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The gut microbiome affects brain health

Research abstract The human gut microbiome impacts human brain health in numerous ways: (1) Structural bacterial components such as lipopolysaccharides provide low-grade tonic stimulation of the innate immune system. Excessive stimulation due to bacterial dysbiosis, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or … Continue reading

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