hormones

  1. Celandine

    Why Women are More Prone to Long Covid (and ME/CFS)

    Good piece in the Guardian looking at various theories. Very applicable to ME, as well. One of the things it says is "Some scientists have already begun to describe long Covid as an oestrogen-associated autoimmune disease..." which is very interesting and not something I've seen mentioned...
  2. Joel98

    Questions about the drug Clomid for low LH, Fsh, testosterone, estradiol levels in context to ME/CFS

    Hello, I am a male, 22 years old, ME/CFS for 3 years, Bell scale 20-30. I would like to test Clomid / Clomiphene because of my low LH, Fsh and decreased testosterone, free testosterone, estradiol levels, prolactin is borderline high. Coherently I have most of the time decreased erythrocytes...
  3. thingsvarious

    I replace ALL my hormones. This brought me back to life. But is it sustainable for decades?

    In my opinion CFS is often (not always obviously) multiple hormone deficiency (esp. adrenals, perihperal thyroid sensitivity). I am a medical student in my last year. I replace ALL of my hormones. my energy levels went from the 5th percentile to the 95th percentile. In early twenties my life...
  4. Sarah94

    Klimas' models of ME/CFS

    https://www.healthrising.org/blog/2019/10/02/powerful-models-predict-response-to-exercise-and-treatments-in-me-cfs/?fbclid=IwAR1LLNjH1FdLQhENJ57NHigfkBmYoGTMzEmq_0_HoPH3fG-Vm986xY71JEE
  5. M

    Low thyroid (t3) a result of CFS? And, does supplementation help?

    As CFS'ers, are we more prone to lower thyroid levels, specifically t3 (and maybe t4), especially the longer we are ill? And if the CFS is the cause of the lower hormone levels, does supplementation do anything? I also read an article that people who have chronic illnesses often develop lower...