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Tired Of Chronic Fatigue?

Saturday 10 December 2016

 

From US news outlet KSAT 12:

 

KSAT 12
 

Tired of Chronic Fatigue?

Contributors to this news report include: Cyndy McGrath, Supervising Producer; Janna Ross, Field Producer; Milvionne Chery, Assistant Producer; Roque Correa, Editor; Judy Reich, Videographer.
December 7, 2016
Copyright 2016 by Ivanhoe Newswire - All rights reserved.
© 2016 KSAT.com is managed by Graham Digital and published by Graham Media Group, a division of Graham Holdings.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - It’s often called a mystery illness. But people who suffer with this experience real pain and extreme fatigue. Here are details on how researchers are helping those tired of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Paula Bushman loves working in her garden. But the former marine and mom of three suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and some days she can’t get off the couch.

“It’s a 500 pound gorilla on your back,” described Bushman.

Chronic fatigue syndrome can be difficult to diagnose. Researchers say it could be triggered by a bad virus or in Bushman’s case possibly toxic water she was exposed to while stationed at Camp LeJeune. At first, doctors told her it was in her head.

“We think you need to go to a psychiatrist, and I said ‘what you think I’m crazy?,’” Bushman told Ivanhoe.

It wasn’t until Bushman found Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that she finally got some answers.

 

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