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The question remains "downstream effect" caused by what?
. There have been quite a few new discoveries in brain function/structure in the last year; any of which can be considered 'virgin terrain' for looking for ME's core dysfunction.
My question is, can the body (organs) function without the Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis?
could switch the virus completely off over the space of minutes, and that they'd switch back on over the space of minutes
The viruses are latent or otherwise not in an infectious state- and so its some other form of influencing the tissue they reside in. Perhaps.
Never had anything switch on or off in minutes.
Mine did, several times. My poll about temporary remissions
Why not elaborate? Why not list your symptoms?
right nipple has disappeared
I think ME is also a connective tissue disorder.