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i suffer from chronic fatique syndrome and im wondering if my sytem is either producing to much addrenalin or too little

By Anonymous June 17, 2012 - 11:50am
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I am recovering from a bad chest infection and my strengh is just on coming back and have been told to rest until my system and adndrenal gland responds. Is this the case

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Hi Anon,

The exact cause of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is unknown. Some theories suggest CFS may be due to:

Epstein-Barr virus or human herpes virus-6 (HHV-6); however, no specific virus has been identified as the cause

Inflammation in the nervous system, because of a faulty immune system response

The following may also play a role in the development of CFS:

Your age

Previous illnesses



Environmental factors

As far as adrenal glands, an underactive adrenal gland is a result of Addison's disease and an overactive adrenal gland could be Cushing's syndrome. 



Hope this helps,


June 17, 2012 - 4:30pm
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