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Friday, 7 November 2014

A “Fatigue” Disorder No More? – What Multiple Sclerosis Taught Us About Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients, on the other hand, immediately experienced increased levels of physical and mental fatigue and pain after exercise – which were still present  8, 24 and even 48 hours later.

Fatigue is obviously present in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but it’s more of a post-exertional malaise disorder.  This study suggests Post-Exertional Relapse Syndrome would have been a better name for ME/CFS than Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

But what do the genes say? Would these differences show up in the gene expression results?

They would….

A "Fatigue" Disorder No More? - What Multiple Sclerosis Taught Us About Fatigue and 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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