18 May '12, 5pm

Natural Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The authors in the paper point out the limitations of the study, state that this is only a proof of concept study, and that larger studies will have to confirm the effect and explore the mechanism. The study only included 10 patients, however it was a randomized, blinded cross-over study, in which patients were randomly assigned to 1 of the 2 "treatments" (emphasis on TREATS) for 8 weeks, took 2 weeks off (a washout period), and then took the opposite treatment for 8 weeks, without anyone knowing which. The 2 treats had the same calories and glycemic index, and the same taste, as confirmed by a taste testing at the beginning. (My first thought was that the fake chocolate had more sugar, which could cause fatigue, but they seemed to have controlled for that). It sounds like the patients consistently improved when they went on the healthy chocolate, and consistently deterior...

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