People with CFS also presented with low-grade inflammation, the body's automatic response to any perceived harmful stimuli.
Die Stadtteilzeitung dient der Information und Partizipation der im Gebiet lebenden und arbeitenden Menschen an den Planungsprozessen und Entscheidungen zur weiteren Entwicklung der Luisenstadt (Mitte).Recently, researchers from the University Medical Center Groningen and the European Laboratory of Nutrients in Bunnik — both in the Netherlands — in collaboration with colleagues from the Healthy Institute in Madrid, Spain, launched a new theory.They believe that CFS onset could have something to do with the levels of key thyroid hormones. Begoña Ruiz-Núñez and team because they noticed that, like CFS, hypothyroidism — an endocrinological condition wherein the thyroid gland does not release enough essential hormones — is also characterized by intense fatigue and a sense of lethargy."One of the key elements of our study," says Ruiz-Núñez, "is that our observations persisted in the face of two sensitivity analyses to check the strength of the association between CFS and thyroid parameters and low-grade inflammation.This strengthens our test results considerably." In order to better address the needs of individuals with CFS and better understand and treat their condition, the researchers believe that healthcare professionals should keep track of a more in-depth patient history, including the duration of illness.