Blog Classic: Aug. 31, 2009
Knowledge is power, and that goes double when you have a chronic illness few doctors know how to treat. When you have chronic fatigue syndrome, you have to do a lot of research in order to understand what's going on in your body and make decisions about treatment and management. There's a lot to learn, and to help you wade through the medical jargon, I went through my chronic fatigue syndrome glossary and picked out some of the most important terms:
- Central Sensitization
- Epstein-Barr Virus
- HPA Axis
- Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Encephalopathy
- NK Cells
- Post-Exertional Malaise
- RNase L
- T Cells
Is there some medical term you're having trouble understanding? Leave a comment below & I'll do my best to answer your questions!
Also See: 15 Terms Everyone With Fibromyalgia Know
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