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    Anyone found an antidepressant that helped with fatigue?

    Since depression is usually the first what doctors have on their minds when we tell them about our symptoms, I wonder if prescription antidepressants helped anyone here with their fatigue or pain? Some take them to improve their mood, sleep or anxiety, but do they really help with ME/CFS...
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    A novel peripheral biomarker for depression and antidepressant response

    Authors: Steven D. Targum, Jeffrey Schappi, Athanasia Koutsouris, Runa Bhaumik, Mark H. Rapaport, Natalie Rasgon, Mark M. Rasenick Published on: January 8, 2022 doi: 10.1038/s41380-021-01399-1 Press Release: Researchers identify biomarker for depression, antidepressant response Abstract
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    Glucuronolactone (ingredient of energy drinks like Red Bull) boosts my energy, cognitive clarity, uplifts mood, and has anti-grumpiness effects

    I've been experimenting with the energy-giving supplement glucuronolactone in recent weeks, and have noticed some good results. Glucuronolactone is naturally found in the body (it is an important part of connective tissues), and is an ingredient in some energy drinks. The Red Bull energy drink...
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