Chronic Lyme Disease or (Really) Chronic Fatigue?

Most people who think they have a long-lasting form of Lyme disease may actually have chronic fatigue syndrome, suggests a panel of UK infectious disease experts meeting on 09 October 2019. Lyme disease is a potentially serious infection caused by bacteria passed on by tick bites. If untreated, it can lead to fatigue, joint pain… Read More

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CFS/ME: Psychological Condition or Metabolic Dysfunction?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), affects approximately 250,000 people in the UK (Coghlan, 2017). Women are 2-4 times more likely to be affected than men and prevalence ranges between 0.2% and 2.6% of the population. However, varying definitions and classifications of ME/CFS have impacted on reporting and diagnosis of the condition.… Read More