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what lab work should be done before a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome is given? lupus, lyme disease, heptatitis, anything else?

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Those are a start: You definitely want to rule out conditions which can be more quicly targeted and treated. Your list so far is good. Add to that ruling out adrenal fatigue, hypothyroidism, and other viral & bacterial infections. Food allergies and metal toxicity can also cause fatigue and multi systems symptoms.
Answered on Apr 24, 2013

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