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Nutritional strategies for treating chronic fatigue syndrome.

  title={Nutritional strategies for treating chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Melvyn R. Werbach},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  volume={5 2},
  • M. Werbach
  • Published 1 April 2000
  • Medicine
  • Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic
Despite considerable worldwide efforts, no single etiology has been identified to explain the development of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is likely that multiple factors promote its development, sometimes with the same factors both causing and being caused by the syndrome. A detailed review of the literature suggests a number of marginal nutritional deficiencies may have etiologic relevance. These include deficiencies of various B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium, sodium, zinc, L-tryptophan… 

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