Chronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nerves

Chronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nerves

Mild to moderate muscle and nerve strain provokes symptom flares in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome.A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine published in PLOS ONE shows that symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, a complex and disabling multisystem disorder, can be provoked by imposing a mild to moderate strain to the muscles and nerves.

Neuromuscular Strain Increases Symptom Intensity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. PLOS ONE, 2016; 11 (7): e0159386 DOI: 10.1371 /journal.pone.0159386