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CFS is a disease defined by the symptoms. The symptoms can have many different causes. Since it has become a current epidemic, the cause is most probably something of recent origin.

  • Antibiotics - It could be that antibiotic that you took, killed off too many of the good bacteria. Then the yeast can overgrow. Or it could be another side effect of the drug.
  • Aspartame the artificial sweetener breaks down in the body into formaldehyde and methanol. The liver is expected to handle these toxins. But what if the liver can't?
  • Borrelia burgdorferi - This symptom profile sounds like what is seen in chronic Lyme disease that is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi.
  • Brain Chemicals affect the pain of fibromyalgia
  • Under "Brucella" we find another cause of the disease - our government created it for war purposes and tested it on us. It is a very informative article and, unfortunately, quite believable.
  • Candida are the yeast that can overgrow when the body is treated with antibiotics. 
  • Chronic Reversed Polarity - READ THIS ONE. I believe if you correct this that you will get well much faster.
  • Cytokine Theory 
  • Eastern medicine - Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Electromagnetic Fields - Is background radiation depressing our immune system?
  • Enzyme Failure is the theory of Majid Ali, M.D.  Whether his theory is right or wrong, by using it he is having some success treating patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
  • Why do some people get CFS and others don't? Perhaps the reason is better nutrition?
  • Another look at nutrition as the cause, points to Food Intolerances as the cause.
  • If you have it and you served in Iraq, it might have been caused by depleted uranium or vaccines or both.
  • Hulda Clark says she has found the cause and the cure for MS, CFS, and Fibromyalgia (Parasites & Toxins).
  • Is it one  persistent virus or many. A new virus perhaps?
  • This theory about bad protein digestion makes alot of sense. I suggest you read it.
  • A retrovirus was found in several people with CFS.
  • Perhaps exposure to a toxin damages the immune system leaving the body open to attack?
  • Are vaccines polluted and infecting us? 
  • Some doctors believe that CFS is not one disease but many different ones with the same symptoms. It is called the wastebasket theory.
  • Miscellaneous Causes - phosphate retention problem

"There are a number of reasons you might feel chronically may be reaping the effects of an unhealthy diet, or your symptoms may be caused by a 'mixed infection' syndrome, meaning you are co-existing with bacterial or viral infections, parasites, or toxins that are weakening your immune system and your stamina, triggering a chronic fatigue syndrome in you. You may have severe food allergies or an overgrowth of Candida albicans, a fungal yeast that debilitates its many victims systematically. You may even be experiencing intense feelings of weakness and fatigue from daily exposure to strong electromagnetic fields.

"I'll discuss each of these complex causes of chronic fatigue. We'll determine whether you are affected, and if you are, how to overcome these debilitating disorders. I have seen some dramatic recoveries among clients afflicted with such problems, so don't give up!"

page 263, Depression-Free, Naturally - 7 Weeks to Eliminating Anxiety, Despair, Fatigue, and Anger from Your Life by Joan Mathews Larson, Ph.D.