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  1. 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...
  2. thingsvarious

    Each hormone deficiency is associated with a distinct kind of fatigue. I had them all.

    Hello, I am a medical student in my last year. For a few years I have been replacing all of my major hormones (see here) and I have been both high and low in many different constellations. From all this I learned 2 things. Each hormone deficiency can cause chronic fatigue. Each hormone...
  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
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