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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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    Preprint: Broken Connections: The Evidence for Neuroglial Failure in ME/CFS

    https://osf.io/ef3n4 I just came across this, and I think it's the best explanation for the root cause of ME to come along. It seems to explain all the symptoms we experience, and why the various other hypotheses (viral infections, CCI, microbiome problems, etc) apply via their effects on...