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Grey and white matter differences in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Cheesus, Oct 3, 2017.

  1. Woolie

    Woolie Senior Member

    Yes, I agree that differences in white or grey matter volume - if they were found to exist based on reliable evidence - would not imply 'no physical basis'. But the thing is, I suspect there aren't any.

    The research standards in this area are really poor. Its so easy to get a false positive finding. And the speculation often goes way beyond the data, Interoception, ffs!

    If six weeks of mindfulness training can increase grey matter volume, there something fishy going on somewhere :cautious:
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  2. Mary

    Mary Moderator

    Southern California
    Thanks @Woolie - I did not realize this was such a gray area (pun intended) with so much wiggle room in interpretation! :sluggish:
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