A Little Poisoning Along the Road to ME/CFS
Looking at my symptoms, many of which are far less these days and some are gone, it would be easy to figure that I'd just been dealing with some heavy-duty menopausal issues.
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what symptoms "count"in ME/cfs?

Discussion in 'General Symptoms' started by Allyson, May 24, 2013.

  1. Allyson

    Allyson *****

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    Interesting post in form a fb friend

    Every time I've heard Mary Dimmock speak she's been impressive:


    "CDC states that Oxford, Fukuda, Canadian and the ME-ICC “identify similar pools of patients”.

    But Fukuda does not require PEM and Oxford only requires 6 months of fatigue and allows psychiatric illness.

    Numerous studies have shown that these definitions are not all the same patients.

    Yes, ME is heterogeneous but this heterogeneity is a manufactured artifact of inappropriately combining all these diverse definitions and conditions into one clinical entity called CFS."

    Link to short article

    http://thoughtsaboutme.com/2013/05/23/mary-dimmocks-may-2013-cfsac-testimony/



    cheers

    Ally
     
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  2. Shell

    Shell Senior Member

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    I hope the CFSAC meeting will be up on Youtube. I can't read much at the moment. I need to hear it.
     
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  3. Bob

    Bob

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    Videos of the whole event will be placed online.
     
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  4. Allyson

    Allyson *****

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    thanks Shell and Bob; please do post if so

    thanks

    Ally
     

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