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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2,948 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
79% (617)
Anxiety
57% (617)
Mononucleosis / glandular fever / epstein-barr virus (EBV) infection
50% (637)
Low immune system
54% (505)
Too much exercise / over-exertion
50% (606)
Genetic predisposition
44% (604)
Chronic pain
44% (560)
Allergies
43% (563)
Chronic insomnia
43% (496)
Environmental pollution
37% (575)
Temperature
37% (546)
Hypothyroid
33% (483)
Back pain
30% (563)
Mold and mycotoxins
30% (490)
Infection
46% (193)
Prolonged bacterial infection
28% (510)
Hormone imbalance
44% (204)
Flu
33% (320)
Lifestyle habits
27% (479)
Low cortisol
27% (475)
Adrenal Exhaustion
38% (199)
Micronutrient deficiencies
24% (469)
Vaccines
20% (510)
Head Injury/whiplash
20% (477)
Eye strain
19% (552)
Menopause
19% (472)
Unknown virus
42% (119)
Sedentary lifestyle
19% (476)
Heavy Metal Toxins
20% (377)
Lyme disease
16% (585)
Candida
21% (282)
History of abuse
16% (477)
XMRV / MLV
15% (489)
Traveling
20% (265)
Chronic dental infection
14% (571)
HHV 6
15% (398)
Always fatigued from a young age
27% (132)
Pesticide exposure
16% (284)
Mycoplasma infection
13% (454)
Unknown, no correlation with prior or existing condition
25% (134)
Jet lag
13% (414)
Celiac Disease
10% (516)
Cytomegalovirus
11% (370)
MSG
11% (343)
Car accident
12% (266)
PTSD
30% (67)
Methylb12, adb12, Methylfolate deficiencies
9% (354)
Enterovirus
11% (266)
Endometriosis
7% (504)
Chronic ear infection
8% (423)
Food intolerance
35% (43)
Severe falls
8% (265)
Anaesthetic gases
8% (269)
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
21% (57)
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
5% (529)
Chlamydia Pneumonia
7% (276)
Blood transfusion
5% (494)
Antibiotics
25% (40)
Latent toxoplasmosis
4% (476)
CMV infection
6% (222)
Cancer
4% (547)
Multiple Sclerosis
4% (360)
Carbon Monoxide poisoning
4% (449)
Oxalates in foods
4% (400)
Pregnancy
7% (123)
Glandular fever
27% (22)
I got the flu age 22 and never recovered entirely.
8% (86)
Parvovirus
4% (221)
New carpet offgassing
5% (130)
Breast implants
3% (292)
Family history of autism
3% (238)
Rickettsia Conorii
2% (415)
Progesterone hormone
3% (172)
Enterobacterial Dysbiosis
4% (128)
Mitral Valve Prolapse
10% (42)
Total hysterectomy
7% (61)
Staph infection
7% (60)
Brucellosis
2% (324)
Radiofrequency and/or wifi exposure
14% (22)
Dermatomyositis
1% (493)
Internal exposure to radiation
2% (164)
Chronic Tonsillitis
7% (42)
Chiari malformation
5% (62)
viral meningitis
4% (80)
Biotin
1% (438)
Sickle Cell Trait
2% (174)
Chronic daily headache
29% (7)
Depo-Provera
2% (170)
Working with chemical
10% (21)
HSV 1
3% (68)
MAVS Dysfunction
1% (154)
Radiation Treatment for Cancer
13% (8)
Chemo Treatment
14% (7)
Parkinson's
5% (19)
dengue fever infection
2% (55)
Severe accident causing infection needing I'VE antibiotics
2% (59)

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