Brain Abnormalities Caused by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

October 29, 2014 7:00 AM

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Researchers using a combination of different imaging techniques have found structural abnormalities in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers from the University of Stanford discovered reoccurring brain abnormalities in those suffering from what some believe to be a serious health condition robbing sufferers of the energy needed to function on a day to day basis.

The study, using advanced imaging techniques, showed chronic fatigue patients had less white matter than a healthy comparison group, as well as structural variations in the right hemisphere of the brain. The finding is one of the first that shows a concrete difference in people with the condition, ...

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