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Postexertion 'Crash,' Not Fatigue Per Se, Marks Syndrome

Sunday 6 November 2016


From Medscape:



Postexertion 'Crash,' not Fatigue per se, Marks Syndrome

By Miriam E. Tucker
November 4, 2016
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Fort Lauderdale, FL — New research focused on the phenomenon of postexertional malaise (PEM) is shedding light on the etiology of the illness that has been known as chronic fatigue syndrome, but is now increasingly termed myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

A growing body of evidence, including new findings presented here at the recent International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFSME) research and clinical conference, suggests ME/CFS arises from a complex neuroinflammatory process affecting the brain, autonomic nervous system, and energy metabolism, involving oxidative and nitrosative stress.


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