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Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Is Some "Treatment-Resistant Depression" Actually Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

If you have chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), you're probably aware that some doctors will blow off your diagnosis and consider you "just" depressed. New research turns that thinking on its head, suggesting that some cases labeled "treatment-resistant depression" are, in fact, undiagnosed ME/CFS. The recommended treatment? An anti-viral medication.



Is Some "Treatment-Resistant Depression" Actually Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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