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Interleukin-2

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by wastwater, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. wastwater

    wastwater Senior Member

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    Is this an important marker for me/cfs as in oslers web it was found to be sky high amongst patients.I find it interesting that it effects the thyroid and induces a severe depression and foggy brain.It was once a treatment for cancer and all the side effects sound a lot like me/cfs.Think it was discontinued because of the intolerable side effects.
     
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    Beyond Juice Me Up, Scotty!!!

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    An inflammatory marker. Not surprising if it is high in ME/CFS patients.
     
  3. wastwater

    wastwater Senior Member

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    I wonder why this is never mentioned anymore,did the docs in Osler's web get this very wrong,there was no sky high levels of IL-2?
    Always interested in this as it affects thyroid causes depression/psychosis and can make blood vessels leaky for a POTS angle.
     

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