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Neuroendocrine disorder in chronic fatigue syndrome

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Dolphin, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Free full text:
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  2. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    The altered daily cortisol curve is representative of altered sleeping and activity patterns, it is a consequence, not a cause.
     
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  3. CBS

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    That's a pretty definitive statement. I'm curious, upon what is your statement founded?

    Are you familiar with the role of CRH as a common precursor to both vasopressin and cortisol?
     
  4. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    The same patterns can be induced in healthy people by altering sleep and activity patterns.
     
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  5. CBS

    CBS Senior Member

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    Even if the patterns were exactly the same, it's quite a statement to rule out any other causes in all ME/CFS patients. Are you aware of any studies showing early (pre-six months from onset) ME/CFS patients without altered Cortisol levels? Again, what about vasopressin (look at early ME/CFS research co-authored by Straus)?
     
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  6. Never Give Up

    Never Give Up Collecting improvements, until there's a cure.

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    In Serbia they must have a different idea of
    than I do here in the USA. Their subjects were 15-45 years old. Thought technically I guess it's true, 15 is a bit young...
     
  7. Marky90

    Marky90 Science breeds knowledge, opinion breeds ignorance

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    This has never been off in most patients.. Seems like yet another payday-study..
     
  8. CFS_for_19_years

    CFS_for_19_years Hoarder of biscuits

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