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The Telegraph: Scientists find signature of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in blood which suggests disease is the body going into hibernation

chemical signature of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome suggests the disease may be caused by the body going into a semi-hibernation state, a study has said.

Around 250,000 British people are affected by CFS, also known as ME.

The disease causes the carrier to suffer from extreme exhaustion, and can strike suddenly, with no clear cause and few effective treatments.

Suggested explanations range from bacterial or viral infections to psychiatric issues.

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia Leading Research. Delivering Hope.Open Medicine Foundation®

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