Comorbid Conditions

Many patients with ME/CFS are affected by comorbid conditions with symptoms that may overlap or worsen those caused by ME/CFS. These conditions should be treated according to best clinical practices and available recommendations and in a way that does not worsen ME/CFS symptoms. Common comorbidities include:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Allergies and chemical sensitivities

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