Alpha-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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α-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) is an endogenous peptide hormone and neuropeptide.

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A study of 55 patients found significantly higher levels of a-MSH in the blood in chronic fatigue syndrome patients.[1]

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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