Dietary supplements are usually advertised as safe despite limited or no data to support their efficacy or safety, and they are often taken without the supervision of a healthcare provider.
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The use of low-dose naltrexone (LDN) to treat chronic fatigue syndrome was described in a recent case series published in BMJ Case Reports.
B-cell depletion using several rituximab infusions over 12 months not linked to clinical improvement
Anti-hyperalgesic effects of morphine also similar to placebo in chronic fatigue/fibromyalgia
Two hundred eleven chronic fatigue syndrome patients did workouts for 12 weeks with phone or online video support from a physical therapist.
The anti-inflammatory biologic drug anakinra (Kineret) does not reduce fatigue severity in women with chronic fatigue syndrome, according to a study published online March 7 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Perhaps the most important factor is the inadequate recognition of the functional somatic syndromes often mislabeled, and mistreated, as chronic Lyme.
Benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy, graded exercise can last more than two years
As medical diagnostics have become more precise and sophisticated while significantly decreasing in cost, startup companies like 23andMe and Theranos have emerged to bring this technology to patients via direct-to-consumer testing.
Use both nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies to address increased distress, decreased activity, isolation, poor sleep, and maladaptive illness behaviors.