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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

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ME/CFS in Children – by David S. Bell, MD

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a chronic illness with a long and complex history. Estimates of its frequency range from 0.1% to 2% of the population in the United States1. Severity of the illness can range from trivial, where it is impossible to make the diagnosis to fatal, but this latter is, fortunately,...

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Key Features of Possibly the Most Underserved and Underdiagnosed Disease: Do You Have It?

By Linda Tannenbaum A February Institute of Medicine report said up to 91 percent of people with chronic fatigue syndrome have not been diagnosed. These people are not receiving appropriate treatments or healthcare advice. If you feel tired often, how would you know if you have this disease? ME/CFS, myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as “chronic fatigue syndrome”...

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