Chronic fatigue syndrome[edit | edit source]
One study found that 6-8 weeks of Bifidobacterium infantis supplementation reduced C-reactive protein, TNF-alpha and IL-6 levels in CFS patients. Another found that B. infantis boosted serotonin levels in the brain.
FUT2[edit | edit source]
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Learn more[edit | edit source]
- 2015, Commercial Bifidobacteria probiotics
- 2015, Bifidobacteria role in multiple diseases and gluten allergies
- 2014, Bifidobacterium, Chocolate and CFS
References[edit | edit source]
- Benno et al., 1985
- (Kalliomakiet al., 2001)
- (Kerckhoffs et al., 2009; Rajilić-Stojanović et al., 2011)
- (Wang et al., 2011a)
- Chronic fatigue syndrome: lactic acid bacteria may be of therapeutic value
- Groeger, David; O'Mahony, Liam; Murphy, Eileen F.; Bourke, John F.; Dinan, Timothy G.; Kiely, Barry; Shanahan, Fergus; Quigley, Eamonn M. M. (August 2013), "Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 modulates host inflammatory processes beyond the gut", Gut Microbes, 4 (4): 325–339, doi:10.4161/gmic.25487, ISSN 1949-0984, PMC , PMID 23842110 .
- Secretor Genotype (FUT2 gene) Is Strongly Associated with the Composition of Bifidobacteria in the Human Intestine
chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.