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Are Infections Just a Trigger of ME/CFS, or an Ongoing Cause of ME/CFS?


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Southern California
There are some interesting analogs between ME and PPS. I believe the onset of PPS is normally thought to be x number of years following the infection, not necessarily at a certain age. There could be an age factor too though, I don't know a lot about it.

I think this makes sense, surprised more researchers and doctors aren't exploring this possibility

As I understand it the concept of PPS is that neurons that were previously compensating with extra dendrites give out and functionality consequentially diminishes