Saturday, January 8, 2011

CFS, a poor DELIBERATE name choice by the CBT gang to ridicule patients

By Donnica L. Moore, MD, a highly regarded as a women's health expert and advocate, aka Dr. Donnica:

While there are many middle aged women who feel that they're "tired all the time," we have to distinguish between Chronic Fatigue SYNDROME and "chronic fatigue."

This confusion is because CFS was a poor name choice, akin to calling Parkinson's disease "chronic shaking" or calling tuberculosis "chronic cough."

Other more appropriate names for CFS include the British choice myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and XAND (X Associated Neuroimmune Disease). How can you tell if you have CFS or have fatigue for some other reason? Read more>>

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