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Leonard Jason research finds that many young people have ME/CFS

Leonard Jason research finds that many young people have ME/CFS

UPDATED: Feb 15.2.20 A new study finds that 0.75%, or 1 in 130 young people, have ME.CFS – a higher rate than for adults. Only 5% of the young people already had a diagnosis. Prevalence increased rapidly as children moved into adolescence. And ME/CFS appears to be more common among African-American and Hispanic young people than among whites. How do you find out how common an illness is when it is hard to diagnose, most doctors know little about it…

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