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    Created in 2008, Phoenix Rising is the largest and oldest forum dedicated to furthering the understanding of, and finding treatments for, complex chronic illnesses such as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia, long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.

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    ME/CFS patient eliminates his fatigue by high-dose protein + high-dose zinc

    An ME/CFS patient discovered that high doses of an easily-digestible protein such as whey protein 160 to 200 grams daily, in combination with zinc 25 to 100 mg daily, completely eliminated his "horrible paralysing dehumanising fatigue". He did not obtain any benefits from taking these two...