PHT 146: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Understanding Trauma, Fear, and Stress as they Relate to CFS

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as CFS and Myalgic Enchephalomyelitis) is associated with several areas of dysfunction in the body including but not limited to inflammatory cytokines, chronic intracellular infections, autoimmunity, and mitochondrial pathology.  In today’s broadcast we will touch on these topics, but our focus will surround the evidence tying abnormal stressful events in early life to CFS as well as abnormal stress responses in adult life with this condition. Furthermore, we will delve into the research on how cortisol is affected in CFS patients.

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