‘Robust’ Evidence Found That Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is a Physical Illness

New research suggests a common biomarker for inflammation is present for years in people with chronic fatigue syndrome.

People with chronic fatigue syndrome often have trouble explaining why they feel exhausted and in pain.

Much like a mental illness, many people suffering from the illness have had their symptoms dismissed as being “all in their heads.”

But that’s not necessarily true.

New research shows the first “robust” evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) — medically known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) — is a physical disorder that may be kick-started by an infection.

From Healthline

By Brian Krans

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