Phosphatidylcholine

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Phosphatidylcholine are phospholipids composed of choline and phosphate. They are a major component of cell membranes and are found in high amounts in egg yolks.


Chronic fatigue syndrome[edit | edit source]

Several very small studies have found increased choline in the certain brain structures of CFS patients, suggesting a possible increased oxidation of the cell membranes of neurons in these regions.[1][2][3]


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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.

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