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Preliminary study of the applications of Ganoderma lucidum in chronic fatigue syndrome

  title={Preliminary study of the applications of Ganoderma lucidum in chronic fatigue syndrome},
  author={Sukanya Soksawatmakhin and Wijit Boonyahotra},
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a group of physical and mental disorders with no medical treatment, can disturb quality of life and daily routine of the sufferers. An extract from a traditional herb, Ganoderma lucidum, was applied in this preliminary study on fatigue and quality of life of CFS. A total of 50 volunteers were randomly assigned to receive G. lucidum extract or placebo. Each volunteer was asked to respond to SF-12 questionnaires for quality of life and score the levels of fatigue… Expand

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