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 controversial term, invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, that generally refers to a collection of symptoms as “fatigue”. There have been multiple attempts to come up with a set of diagnostic criteria to define this term, but few of those diagnostic criteria are currently in use. Previous attempts to define this term include the Fukuda criteria and the Oxford criteria. Some view the term as a useful diagnostic category for people with long-term fatigue of unexplained origin. Others view the term as a derogatory term borne out of animus towards patients. Some view the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, while others view myalgic encephalomyelitis as a distinct disease.

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