Chronic Fatigue ‘Brain Fog’ Clues in Spinal Fluid

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with chronic fatigue syndrome show a distinct pattern of immune system proteins in their spinal fluid — a finding that could shed light on the “brain fog” that marks the condition, researchers say…

The term “chronic fatigue syndrome” was coined back in 1988, and in hindsight, it was a “lousy” choice, said Suzanne Vernon, a virologist and scientific director of the Solve ME/CFS Initiative, based in Los Angeles…

9 thoughts on “Chronic Fatigue ‘Brain Fog’ Clues in Spinal Fluid

    • If they wanted to do a spinal tap on me, they’d have to drug me into unconsciousness first. Which doesn’t sound like a bad idea… πŸ™‚

      When the pain interrupts my ability to think, I try to use visual cues to help me remember things. Sometimes, it’s hard to focus on the words, or my own memory…

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      • oh i hear that..and why can they not give you something? hell they do for my back procedures…also it is needed from what i have seen lol …no that does not sound bad at all being put out for a few lol…
        i do visual like when i have a panic attack or anxiety but only at times does it help im not that strong at it anymore it seems lol…but sounds like a good idea to try what you do…i can relate about hard to focus it sucks sometimes that will stop me from posting so i have to write it out on paper first lol then type it out lol…hang in there gurl..

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    • Exercising the creative part of my brain helps me with the visuals… You should get a coloring book and some crayons. πŸ™‚

      And what do you mean you’re not that strong? Didn’t you say you’re out of bed today? And doesn’t that take strength? Don’t discount your victories, Suzy Q, they’re all important. Take care, now.

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