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Endocrine system

Endocrine system is made up of many glands which releases specific hormones into your bloodstream. These hormones travel through your blood to other cells and help control or coordinate many body processes.

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction is thought to contribute to the symptoms of ME. (more...)


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A nest of thyroid cells, with a stain.

Thyroid hormones are a group of hormones produced and released by the thyroid gland, namely triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). They are primarily responsible for controlling energy metabolism (more...)


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Professor Kenny L. De Meirleir is a Belgian Internal Medicine doctor who specializes in ME/CFS. He frequently partners with numerous myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) researchers in the EU, UK, US, and Australia to further the understanding of the pathophysiology of ME/CFS. He was an editor of the former Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (more...)


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A nest of thyroid cells.

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