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  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition characterized by extreme and overwhelming fatigue. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in greater detail, identifies symptoms associated with it, and discusses treatment options.
  • MSM
    MSM is a naturally occurring compound found in numerous foods and used in dietary supplements. This eMedTV article explores the potential benefits of MSM, describes the effects of the supplement, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Glutathione
    Glutathione, a substance made naturally by the human body, has several important functions. This eMedTV Web article provides a detailed overview of glutathione, including information on its benefits, effectiveness, and safety precautions.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms
    For people with chronic fatigue syndrome, symptoms can include fatigue, headaches, and tender lymph nodes. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at the signs and symptoms of this condition, which can develop suddenly.
  • Cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    The cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is unknown. However, as discussed in this eMedTV article, possible causes of chronic fatigue syndrome may include such things as infection, an impaired immune or nervous system, and nutritional deficiency.
  • Alternative Therapies for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Acupuncture, massage, and herbal products are all alternative therapies for chronic fatigue syndrome. This eMedTV Web page describes some of the different alternative treatments people use to help relieve symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • Benefits of MSM
    MSM is a dietary supplement claimed to be useful for conditions such as arthritis, obesity, or cancer. This eMedTV resource lists other potential benefits of MSM, briefly explores the effectiveness of the supplement, and discusses MSM use in children.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment
    Lifestyle changes, medications, and alternative therapies can all be used to manage symptoms of CFS. This eMedTV segment describes the different options for chronic fatigue syndrome treatment and provides links to additional information.
  • Glutathione Side Effects
    This eMedTV page explains that there are currently no known glutathione side effects, as this substance has not been adequately studied. This page also covers what to do if you develop something that does not seem right while using glutathione.
  • Diagnosing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Physical and mental exams, as well as lab tests, are used when diagnosing chronic fatigue syndrome. As this eMedTV page explains, however, making a diagnosis can be difficult because symptoms of chronic fatigue may overlap with those of other conditions.
  • Can MSM Cure Candida?
    A number of sources claim that MSM can cure Candida, but is there scientific evidence to support this claim? This eMedTV article explores whether Candida infections can be cured with this supplement.
  • MSM Side Effects
    Insomnia, diarrhea, and headache are potential MSM side effects. As this eMedTV Web page explains, however, there is a lack of quality information regarding the possible side effects of MSM (since supplements are typically not studied thoroughly).
  • Dosage for MSM
    A safe and effective dosage for MSM is not known at this time. This page from the eMedTV library explains what MSM doses were used in clinical trials and offers information on how to find a reliable product from a reputable manufacturer.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome History
    As this eMedTV article explains, history shows that chronic fatigue syndrome was first formally defined in 1988. This resource covers the history of the illness since that time and explains how the definition of the condition has evolved.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group
    For some people with chronic fatigue syndrome, support groups may be helpful. This eMedTV article suggests things to look for when choosing a support group, such as a leader who distills discussion into useful information.
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