This video delves into the underlying mechanisms, symptoms, lifestyle and treatment associated with chronic fatigue syndrome. The purpose of this video is to educate a general audience about chronic fatigue syndrome, its diagnosis, and treatment (or lack of treatment options).
Please look at the following links to gain more information:
PACE trial reanalysis: https://t.co/aPGuX9aIpg and https://t.co/as6cZKsf6h
PACE trail: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21334061
This video was made by Demystifying Medicine students: Sabrina Garritano, Angelica Dimita, Hayley Duff, and Desmond Chan
Copyright McMaster University 2018
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