The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
MEMum presents the second article in a series of three about the recent 12th Invest In ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London.
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Pathogenic bacteria in CHF and CFS?

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by msf, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. msf

    msf Senior Member


    The first study shows high levels of pathogenic bacteria and increased intestinal permeability in Chronic Heart Failure patients. The second is the Jason study that found that 20% of ME patients died of heart failure, at an average of 58 years, compared to an average of 83 years for the general population.

    I find this quite worrying, as I have been diagnosed with a Yersinia infection (one of the pathogenic bacteria they found in the CHF group), and my father had a similar illness to me and died at 68 from a heart attack.
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