Allergy

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An allergy is a chronic condition in which the immune system mounts an abnormal reaction to an ordinarily harmless substance called an allergen.[1]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 1988, Allergy and the chronic fatigue syndrome[2]
  • 2015, Increased Risk of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Following Atopy: A Population-Based Study[3]

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Allergy Definition". American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Retrieved Jan 7, 2018. 
  2. Straus, S. E.; Dale, J. K.; Wright, R.; Metcalfe, D. D. (May 1988). "Allergy and the chronic fatigue syndrome". The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 81 (5 Pt 1): 791–795. ISSN 0091-6749. PMID 2836490. 
  3. Yang, Tse-Yen; Kuo, Haung-Tsung; Chen, Hsuan-Ju; Chen, Chih-Sheng; Lin, Wei-Ming; Tsai, Shin-Yi; Kuo, Chua-Nan; Kao, Chia-Hung (Jul 2015). "Increased Risk of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Following Atopy: A Population-Based Study". Medicine. 94 (29): e1211. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000001211. ISSN 1536-5964. PMC 4603016Freely accessible. PMID 26200644. 
  4. "Allergies To Foods, Plants May Predict Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". ScienceDaily. Retrieved Feb 6, 2019. 

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.

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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