Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

John R. McQuiston zje8 at cdc.gov
Thu Nov 19 15:49:31 EST 1998


Try searching medline at
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/
That might help.

Also, I really doubt they are contagious, or at least highly as you implied, or 
else we would be seeing alot more of them.  This may be a question for 
bionet.virology or .neuroscience.

Sorry I can't help more.

John R. McQuiston




In article <911503088902 at sciboard.spd.louisville.edu>, 
Kitten.Kate at sciboard.spd.louisville.edu says...
>
>
>Has a cause ever been determined for fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue
>sydrome?  Are they contagious?  I've heard that there are theories out
>that they may be caused by viruses.  If so, am I infecting everyone I
>touch?  Has anything been proven to be effective in treating these
>disorders?




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