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Treatments

The following are potential treatments for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), ME/CFS, it's symptoms, and other illnesses, diseases, and conditions like fibromyalgia, sleep dysfunction, depression, etc., found on MEpedia.

DISCLAIMER: The following is a range of some of the interventions (including anecdotal) that have been used by patients to try to treat both individual symptoms and the disease as a whole, some of which have been researched and many which have not. The vast majority lack ANY reliable evidence of efficacy. Many carry significant side-effects and risks. (more...)

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Gene expression changes following moderate exercise (Light et al, 2011).

Exercise may be recommended as part of a wellness regimen in chronic illness. However, exercise intolerance is a central feature of ME/CFS, and patients show multiple abnormal responses to exercise. ME/CFS patients report that increased activity has reduced their physical and cognitive capacity... (more...)

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Source: Dr. Peter Rowe's website

Daniel L. Peterson, MD, is a doctor in Incline Village, Nevada, United States, which had an outbreak of chronic fatigue syndrome in 1984. Dr Paterson has extensively researched Ampligen as a treatment for ME/CFS, including running clinical trials ... (more...)

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Pegylated interferon alpha-2a injections.
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