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University of Melbourne: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a kick in the guts

Research suggests that chronic fatigue is linked to gut bacteria and how our bodies convert food into energy

As the New Year gets going, are you still feeling tired and run down? Do you feel like you could sleep for a week and that you’ve reached the limit of your energy? Some regular sleep is probably all you need to revitalise you. But for some it’s nowhere near that simple.

What if your fatigue is so severe that you have had to substantially cut down on regular work, education or social activities?

This is what people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), experience. As the name implies, ME / CFS is a chronic, often severely disabling disease that comes with a myriad of symptoms rooted from the autonomic nervous system, immune system, endocrine system and gut. A good night’s sleep is not going to fix this severely debilitating disorder and treatments are hard to come by.

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