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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Liver

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Liver

According to research by Dr. Scott Rigden, MD, presented in his book, Liver Detoxification, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are linked to liver health.  He conducted a study of over two hundred patients suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia.

He found that eighty percent of all sufferers of these two disorders had significant liver impairment.  As patients’ symptoms improved, so did the results of liver function tests—indicating a correlation between liver stress and severity of symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.

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Adapted with permission from The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan by Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD..



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5:42PM PST on Mar 3, 2013

My son at 12 was very sick with this and they always gave him liver exrays because it got large. Back then we didn't get much info as they do now. You stayed in bed because you couldn't really do anything. Going a few feet to bath room over did it.

10:54AM PST on Feb 22, 2013


10:48AM PST on Feb 19, 2013

Thank you

5:40AM PST on Jan 18, 2013

Thank you Michelle, for Sharing this!

8:32AM PST on Nov 17, 2012

good info, thanks

9:58PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012

Most doctors deny this...

9:42PM PDT on Oct 10, 2012


12:56AM PDT on Aug 30, 2012

Hmm,that's interesting.And I might add something else too,I'm not a doctor but I think it goes further than that.....not just being linked to liver stress,but I think it's related to not getting enough sleep,as in insomnia.That's where it all starts,once you don't get enough sleep for a very long time(aka your whole life),everything starts deteriorating after that.

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