Development of new sensitivities

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The development of new sensitivities which were not present before the illness or have worsened since is a common occurence in ME/CFS.

Symptom recognition[edit | edit source]

Types of sensitivities[edit | edit source]

Prevalence[edit | edit source]

  • In a 2001 Belgian study, 48.5% of patients meeting the Fukuda criteria and 54.8% of patients meeting the Holmes criteria, in a cohort of 2073 CFS patients, reported new sensitivities to food or drugs.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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