Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Mega Study
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

User reported causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Stress 79%
Anxiety 57%
Low Immune System 54%
Mononucleosis / Glandular Fever / Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Infection 50%
Too Much Exercise / Over-Exertion 50%
Infection 50%
Chronic Insomnia 44%
Genetic Predisposition 44%
Chronic Pain 43%
Hormone Imbalance 43%
Allergies 42%
Unknown Virus 41%
Environmental Pollution 38%
Adrenal Exhaustion 38%
Temperature 37%
Hypothyroid 34%
Flu 33%
Back Pain 30%
Mold and Mycotoxins 30%
Low Cortisol 28%
PTSD 28%
Prolonged Bacterial Infection 27%
Lifestyle Habits 27%
Unknown, No Correlation With Prior or Existing Condition 24%
Micronutrient Deficiencies 24%
Always Fatigued From a Young Age 23%
Head Injury/whiplash 21%
Candida 21%
Heavy Metal Toxins 20%
Menopause 20%
Vaccines 20%
Sedentary Lifestyle 19%
Eye Strain 19%
Traveling 18%
Chiari Malformation 18%
XMRV / MLV 17%
Pesticide Exposure 16%
HHV 6 16%
Lyme Disease 16%
History of Abuse 16%
Chronic Dental Infection 14%
Jet Lag 13%
Car Accident 13%
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) 13%
Mycoplasma Infection 12%
Cytomegalovirus 12%
MSG 11%
Enterovirus 11%
Celiac Disease 10%
Methylb12, Adb12, Methylfolate Deficiencies 10%
I Got the Flu Age 22 and Never Recovered Entirely 10%
Viral Meningitis 9%
Pregnancy 8%
Chronic Ear Infection 8%
Staph Infection 7%
Total Hysterectomy 7%
CMV Infection 7%
Chlamydia Pneumonia 7%
Anaesthetic Gases 7%
Severe Falls 7%
Endometriosis 6%
New Carpet Offgassing 6%
Latent Toxoplasmosis 5%
Enterobacterial Dysbiosis 5%
Progesterone Hormone 5%
Breast Implants 4%
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 4%
HSV 1 4%
Blood Transfusion 4%
Cancer 4%
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 4%
Oxalates in Foods 4%
Multiple Sclerosis 4%
Rickettsia Conorii 3%
Family History of Autism 3%
Parvovirus 3%
Dermatomyositis 2%
Brucellosis 2%
Internal Exposure to Radiation 2%
Depo-Provera 2%
Sickle Cell Trait 2%
MAVS Dysfunction 2%
Biotin 1%
Severe Accident Causing Infection Needing I'VE Antibiotics 0%
Dengue Fever Infection 0%

Conditions Resulting from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

User-reported conditions resulting from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome based on their intuition.

Resulting Condition Agree
Chronic Pain Syndrome 47%
Fatigue 36%
Irritable Bowel Syndrome 25%
Dry Eyes 18%
Restless Legs Syndrome 17%
Cold Intolerance 16%
Insomnia 16%
Anxiety 14%
Lower Back Pain 12%
Chronic Daily Headache 11%
Bruxism (Teeth Grinding) 10%
Acid Reflux (GERD) 9%
Psoriasis 8%
Tinnitus 6%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Massage 7% 46% 5% 32% 9% 337
Rest 17% 47% 1% 33% 2% 506
Osteopathy 4% 33% 9% 49% 4% 69
Aspirin 1% 28% 5% 58% 8% 150
Naproxen (Aleve) 3% 30% 5% 54% 8% 131
Tai Chi 2% 33% 11% 41% 13% 91
Acupuncture 7% 24% 5% 60% 5% 253
Reiki 3% 31% 0% 59% 6% 32
Alcohol 1% 12% 32% 33% 23% 208
Sam-E 3% 18% 15% 57% 6% 93
Lyrica 8% 17% 33% 25% 17% 12
Stretching 5% 38% 3% 47% 8% 368
Rolfing 4% 19% 12% 62% 4% 26
Yoga 9% 30% 7% 39% 16% 229
Neurontin (Gabapentin) 2% 28% 20% 36% 14% 132
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) 3% 37% 4% 49% 6% 342
Chiropractic 4% 36% 8% 41% 11% 211
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) 33% 29% 9% 27% 3% 79
Vitamin D 5% 25% 2% 64% 4% 373
Meditation 9% 48% 1% 40% 2% 301
T3 Hormone Treatment 22% 42% 10% 22% 4% 50
Thyroid Hormone 13% 31% 2% 47% 7% 45
Qigong 9% 41% 7% 35% 9% 46
Amygdala Retraining 14% 26% 5% 52% 2% 42
Baclofen 11% 30% 7% 44% 7% 27
Lightning Process 20% 13% 20% 33% 13% 15
Xyrem/GHB 25% 17% 17% 17% 25% 12
Energy Revitalization System Vitamin Powder 15% 31% 0% 54% 0% 13
Avoid Alcohol 12% 32% 1% 54% 2% 396
MSM 4% 26% 7% 54% 9% 46
Valtrex 0% 20% 10% 70% 0% 10
Reishi Mushrooms 6% 17% 6% 67% 6% 18
B12 Injections 11% 35% 4% 46% 4% 181
Valcyte 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2
Revitalizing Sleep Formula 25% 25% 0% 42% 8% 12
Melatonin 5% 25% 7% 53% 10% 287
Coenzyme Q10 4% 22% 3% 68% 4% 296
Antibiotics 9% 28% 10% 43% 10% 195
Hypnotherapy 5% 25% 5% 55% 10% 20
Glucosamine/Chondroitin 8% 15% 0% 72% 5% 75
Fentanyl Patch 23% 23% 23% 23% 8% 13
Vitamin E 0% 20% 2% 72% 6% 82
Calcium 0% 11% 2% 80% 7% 45
Betaine-HCl 5% 40% 6% 44% 5% 63
Probiotics 7% 35% 2% 53% 3% 357
Gluten-Free Diet 17% 28% 2% 50% 3% 212
Helminthic Therapy 0% 20% 0% 60% 20% 5
Chinese Herbs 6% 26% 3% 54% 11% 112
Homeopathy 3% 22% 3% 66% 4% 178
Amitriptyline (Elavil) 1% 27% 23% 22% 27% 100
Lansoprazole 0% 38% 38% 25% 0% 8
Kinesiology 5% 21% 3% 66% 5% 38
Iron 3% 12% 6% 79% 0% 33
Relaxation Techniques 3% 45% 2% 46% 3% 117
DHEA 4% 27% 8% 55% 6% 51
Ketogenic Diet 67% 0% 33% 0% 0% 3
Urine Therapy 25% 0% 25% 25% 25% 4
Vegan Diet 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1
Taurine 0% 57% 14% 29% 0% 7
Doxycycline 9% 26% 14% 34% 17% 35
L-Carnitine 4% 22% 4% 66% 4% 185
B Vitamins 6% 26% 1% 63% 3% 406
Diet Changes 12% 40% 1% 45% 2% 453
Sodium Valproate 17% 17% 17% 50% 0% 6
Savella 0% 50% 0% 0% 50% 2
Co-Codamol 0% 59% 0% 29% 12% 17
NAC 3% 33% 3% 53% 7% 30
Ayurveda 3% 38% 0% 50% 9% 32
Raw Food Diet 0% 30% 10% 45% 15% 20
Olive Leaf Extract 0% 20% 11% 57% 11% 35
Nystatin 7% 40% 0% 47% 7% 15
Ampligen 38% 13% 13% 13% 25% 8
Lamictal 0% 33% 33% 0% 33% 3
5-HTP 4% 20% 4% 65% 6% 69
Neurofeedback 0% 23% 0% 77% 0% 26
Testosterone 13% 24% 9% 45% 9% 88
Flaxseed Oil 7% 7% 7% 75% 4% 28
Trazodone 10% 17% 21% 34% 18% 82
Caffeine 2% 23% 17% 39% 19% 339
Inner Spirit Therapy 11% 44% 0% 44% 0% 9
Robaxin 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2
Ativan 0% 50% 25% 0% 25% 4
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril) 14% 38% 14% 29% 5% 152
Mindfulness 7% 43% 2% 45% 2% 121
Mobic 27% 9% 0% 64% 0% 11
Hyperbaric Oxygen 0% 40% 10% 50% 0% 10
NADH 5% 16% 2% 71% 7% 102
IVIg Infusions 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 3
Sublingual B12 6% 29% 4% 56% 4% 180
Iodine 2% 27% 6% 58% 8% 52
Adrenal Stress End 15% 23% 0% 54% 8% 13
Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) 25% 25% 8% 33% 8% 12
Earthing 0% 33% 0% 67% 0% 12
Bowen Technique 0% 43% 14% 14% 29% 7
Xanax (Alprazolam) 10% 37% 7% 31% 15% 81
Doxylamine (Unisom) 2% 15% 10% 49% 24% 41
Kavinace 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
Vegetarian Diet 33% 0% 0% 67% 0% 3
Take Frequent Short Rest Breaks 16% 54% 0% 27% 2% 494
Spend Time in Low-Stimulation Environment 17% 54% 1% 27% 2% 160
Personal Development (E.g. Learn to Say 'No', Care Less About Opinion Others, Letting Go of Shoulds 14% 49% 1% 35% 1% 398
Wheelchair 19% 52% 2% 26% 2% 58
Ignore People Who Think ME/CFIDS Is Not Real 21% 33% 2% 44% 1% 325
Avoid Biotoxins 19% 36% 0% 45% 0% 75
Avoid Known Allergens 10% 47% 0% 43% 1% 129
Complete Stillness & Quiet 13% 46% 2% 35% 4% 113
Eliminate/ Reduce Sugar 12% 37% 2% 45% 4% 359
Change Job 15% 35% 3% 43% 4% 194
Methylation Treatments 19% 32% 2% 43% 5% 63
Avoid Mold 11% 37% 1% 49% 3% 151
Yeast Treatments 13% 36% 2% 47% 3% 118
High Dosage VegEpa (EPA+EPO) 15% 54% 0% 31% 0% 13
Perrin Technique 33% 33% 0% 33% 0% 9
Eliminate/ Reduce Dairy 9% 34% 1% 53% 3% 328
"Recuperation" 13% 37% 2% 43% 4% 46
Inverting Body Position (With Head Down and Feet Up Eg on a Couch) 10% 44% 6% 37% 4% 156
Far Infrared Heat (Migun Bed) 9% 45% 6% 36% 4% 53
Diaphragmatic Breathing 5% 38% 1% 55% 2% 194
Oxytocin 11% 50% 6% 33% 0% 18
Do Absolutely Nothing 13% 38% 6% 37% 7% 128
Go to Bed Early and Sleep Longer 9% 34% 2% 48% 7% 400
SHINE Protocol-Dr. Teitelbaum 24% 29% 6% 35% 6% 17
Stay Well-Hydrated Throughout the Day 6% 31% 1% 61% 1% 418
Sinus Treatments (Nasonex, Etc) 6% 35% 0% 55% 4% 51
Anti-Yeast Diet 16% 22% 2% 55% 6% 51
NAET for Allergies 17% 50% 0% 33% 0% 6
Lymphatic Massage 11% 32% 4% 47% 6% 53
Magnesium (Oral) 5% 36% 2% 54% 3% 331
Betahistine 25% 50% 0% 25% 0% 4
Orthomolecular Therapy 6% 50% 6% 39% 0% 18
Theta Healing 33% 33% 0% 33% 0% 3
Horseback Therapy 0% 75% 0% 25% 0% 4
Transfer Factors 25% 25% 0% 50% 0% 4
Atlas Profilax 0% 75% 0% 25% 0% 4
Sinus Surgery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
EECP 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Adya Clarity Shots 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
MAF 878 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Antivirals 12% 33% 10% 44% 1% 78
Cranio-Sacral Therapy 10% 31% 6% 48% 6% 88
Mushroom Extracts (AHCC, Shitaake) 7% 29% 0% 64% 0% 14
Cordyceps 18% 18% 0% 55% 9% 11
Theanine 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 8
Diflucan--Antifungals 11% 19% 0% 67% 4% 27
Proamatine 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 2
Fluefenazine/nortriiptiline Clorhidrate 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 2
Eat More Vegetables and Fruits 6% 26% 2% 63% 3% 416
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) 7% 27% 3% 63% 0% 60
Chelation Treatments 9% 27% 5% 57% 2% 44
Guainfenesin 11% 26% 4% 52% 7% 54
Nexavir 33% 22% 22% 22% 0% 9
Paleo/primal Diet 17% 17% 0% 67% 0% 6
Ubiquinol 10% 27% 3% 53% 7% 30
ALA 10% 26% 5% 55% 5% 42
Cerefolin (Folate, B12 & NAC) 8% 26% 4% 58% 4% 50
Malic Acid 6% 31% 4% 54% 5% 145
Rebreathing Carbon Dioxide 13% 13% 0% 75% 0% 8
Aqua Flora for Yeast 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
Siffrol 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
Root Canal/cavitation Removal 8% 24% 4% 60% 4% 99
Myer's Cocktail 11% 24% 8% 58% 0% 38
Rheumatrex, Trexall (Methotrexate) 22% 22% 11% 33% 11% 9
Stimulants (Dextroamphetamine, Amphetamine, Adderall, Etc) 21% 29% 17% 24% 8% 86
Crystal Light Therapy 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 2
Propranolol (Beta-Blocker) 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 2
Gardening/nature 17% 33% 0% 17% 33% 6
Liposomal Glutathione 4% 28% 4% 64% 0% 25
Magnesium (Topical) 3% 32% 3% 57% 5% 63
Zeolith 33% 0% 0% 33% 33% 3
Interferential TENS 0% 29% 0% 71% 0% 7
Red Marine Algae 14% 0% 0% 86% 0% 7
Reverse Therapy for CFS 25% 0% 13% 63% 0% 8
Electrolyte Beverage (Eg. Gatorade) 4% 35% 6% 49% 6% 156
Acetyl-L-Carnitine 5% 27% 4% 60% 4% 149
Pinecone Extract (ImmunExtra) 0% 40% 0% 40% 20% 5
Phenocane 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1
Ultram (Tramadol) 11% 40% 15% 25% 9% 92
Wheat Germ Extract Supplements (Avemar) 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 2
Bicycle With Power Options 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2
Ionized Water 4% 24% 4% 66% 2% 50
Beta Blockers (For OI) 14% 43% 14% 0% 29% 7
Catapres (Clonidine) 8% 42% 17% 25% 8% 12
UltraClear Products 8% 25% 8% 50% 8% 12
Famvir 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 3
Omega 3 (Fish Oil) 1% 28% 3% 65% 3% 352
Ritalin 8% 41% 11% 24% 16% 37
UVA-URSI 0% 11% 0% 89% 0% 9
Isagenix 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 5
Petrovic Protocol 0% 20% 0% 60% 20% 5
Oxymatrine 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 5
Omega 3,6,9 3% 22% 3% 70% 3% 312
Pall Protocol 9% 18% 9% 55% 9% 11
GcMAF 17% 17% 17% 33% 17% 6
NK Stim Supplements 17% 0% 17% 67% 0% 6
Acetaminophen / Paracetamol (Tylenol, Panadol) 1% 30% 5% 60% 4% 308
Non-Sedating Antihistamines 3% 29% 7% 57% 4% 121
EPA-DHA 4% 29% 6% 53% 8% 49
D-Ribose 8% 22% 8% 57% 5% 86
Distract Your Attention Away From the Symptoms 3% 29% 4% 56% 8% 372
Bioidentical Estrogen 13% 27% 20% 33% 7% 15
Licorice Root Extract 9% 18% 9% 58% 6% 33
Vitamin C (Lypo Spheric) 2% 22% 4% 69% 4% 51
Immunovir (Isoprinosine, Inosine Pranobex) 9% 26% 4% 35% 26% 23
Skin Brushing 2% 19% 3% 75% 2% 59
Mickel Therapy 17% 0% 17% 50% 17% 6
Ganciclovir 0% 43% 29% 29% 0% 7
Brainwave Audio CD's 0% 20% 0% 72% 8% 60
Formula 3030 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1
Moclobemide 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1
DMG 9% 14% 9% 59% 9% 22
Antiretrovirals 11% 22% 22% 33% 11% 9
Detox Foot Baths With Mild Electric Current 3% 13% 3% 74% 6% 31
Sophora Root 0% 0% 33% 67% 0% 3
GABA (Gamma Amino Butyric Acid) 10% 10% 10% 63% 7% 30
Psychotherapy (Non CBT) 5% 19% 5% 63% 8% 159
Bioidentical Hormones, I.e. Progesterone 10% 35% 19% 23% 13% 31
Cats Claw - Uncaria Tomentosa 4% 14% 4% 70% 8% 50
Fresh Vegetable Juices 3% 18% 4% 66% 9% 67
Cortef (Hydrocortisone / Synthetic Cortisol) 12% 23% 16% 40% 9% 77
Cortisol (Compounded) 8% 8% 8% 54% 23% 13
Gingko Biloba 3% 21% 7% 63% 7% 73
Inosine 12% 12% 15% 54% 8% 26
Cool Shower Following Exertion 4% 28% 10% 49% 10% 80
Vitamin A 2% 11% 4% 78% 5% 55
AllicinPlus (Active Garlic 2% 16% 5% 70% 7% 57
Marshall Protocol 11% 11% 33% 44% 0% 9
Green Smoothies (Green Vegetables and Fruit) 2% 22% 8% 57% 10% 49
Florinef (Fludrocortisone) 0% 21% 7% 43% 29% 14
Whey Protein Supplements (Immunopro/ Immunocal) 0% 21% 7% 59% 14% 29
Soak Feet in Cold Water 5% 28% 18% 40% 10% 40
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 4% 21% 10% 55% 10% 182
Provigil (Modafinil) 9% 25% 18% 36% 12% 113
Undenatured Whey Protein 3% 20% 14% 54% 10% 71
Monolaurin (E.g., Lauricidin) 0% 9% 15% 74% 3% 34
Diphendydramine (Unisom, Benadryl) 1% 28% 14% 43% 14% 144
Rebounder 0% 11% 11% 54% 25% 28
Orthostatic Conditioning/exercise 6% 22% 26% 41% 6% 54
Celexa, Cipramil (Citalopram) 5% 25% 23% 38% 10% 105
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) 9% 27% 28% 26% 9% 127
Atenolol (Beta Blocker) 3% 23% 33% 30% 10% 30
Wellbutrin (Bupropion) 3% 30% 25% 29% 12% 139
Mild/ Moderate Exercise 5% 23% 23% 27% 22% 498
Effexor (Venlafaxine) 3% 18% 24% 34% 20% 123
SSRIs Total(Prozac, Effexor, Celexa) 5% 20% 29% 31% 15% 209
Regular Exercise Program 6% 20% 32% 29% 13% 178
Zoloft (Sertraline) 2% 16% 27% 40% 15% 133
Prozac (Fluoxetine) 3% 17% 31% 36% 14% 154
Paroxetine (Paxil, Seroxat) 3% 13% 32% 30% 23% 111
Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) 2% 17% 52% 8% 21% 110

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Info

Property Value
Variable Name Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-03-02
Duration of Action 24 hours
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 0
Number of Measurements 0
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 0
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Onset Delay 0 seconds
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 0
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86800