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Steroid for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Saturday 22 March 2008

WebMDWebMD reports on a doctor who believes in the use of cortisol and hydrocortisol to alleviate the symptoms of ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia.

According to the article, “Kent Holtorf, MD, says the simple treatment carries significantly less risk and greater potential for benefit than widely accepted treatments for the two conditions.”

WebMD: Steroid for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? (external link)

Holtorf’s views have also been reported here:

Medical News Today: New Hope Available For The Millions Suffering From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Fibromyalgia (external link)

Aphrodite Women’s Health: Cortisol Said To Alleviate CFS, Fibromyalgia Symptoms (external link)

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