Development of new sensitivities

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The development of new sensitivities which were not present before the illness or have worsened since is a common occurence in ME/CFS.

Symptom recognition[edit | edit source]

Types of sensitivities[edit | edit source]

Prevalence[edit | edit source]

  • In a 2001 Belgian study, 48.5% of patients meeting the Fukuda criteria and 54.8% of patients meeting the Holmes criteria, in a cohort of 2073 CFS patients, reported new sensitivities to food or drugs.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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