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The effect of curcumin in patients with CFS/ME

The effect of curcumin in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis disparate responses in different disease severities, by C (Linda) MC van Campen and Frans C Visser in Pharmacovigil and Pharmacoepi ┬áVol 2 Issue 1, pages 6, Nov 19, 2019 … Continue reading

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Physical activity & sleep in CFS & FMS: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines

Physical activity and Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Syndrome: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines┬áby Monica L Joustra, Wilma L Zijlema, Judith GM Rosmalen, and Karin AM Janssens in Pain Research and Management, Vol … Continue reading

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Perceived stress, illness invalidation, and symptom severity in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Background: Qualitative studies indicate that individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) commonly experience illness invalidation from medical professionals that is often experienced as stressful and may contribute to strained patient-provider relationships, transfers of care, and/or decreased treatment … Continue reading

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Fluctuations in CFS symptoms affects ability to remember them reliably

An earlier study by these researchers concluded that time frame, symptom stability, and momentary severity appear to influence reliability in reporting ME/CFS symptoms. These factors must be taken into account, because “[a]ccurate and reliable assessment is a crucial first step … Continue reading

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Diagnostic criteria for CFS & ME

Abstract The current study had two objectives. (1) to compare objective and self-report measures in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) according to the 1994 Center for Disease Control (CDC) criteria, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and healthy controls, and … Continue reading

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