New Atmosphere, New Vision: Gibson and Whittemore Kick Off Invest in ME Conference 2016
Mark Berry reports on Dr. Gibson's introduction and Dr. Whittemore's keynote speech, at the 11th Invest in ME International ME Conference 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

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    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26682791

    http://www.ncf-net.org/library/CausesOfDeath.PDF

    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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