Chronic Fatigue Specialist Milwaukee WI

Women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) start their day with unusually low levels of the stress hormone cortisol. While female CFS sufferers showed lower levels than their healthy counterparts, no similar difference existed among men.

Anne M Riendl, MD
(262) 544-4400
721 American Ave
Waukesha, WI
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Women's Ob/Gyn Care
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La Royce F Chambers, MD
(414) 219-5600
945 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI
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Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1970

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Danish Shariat Siddiqui, MD
(618) 332-2740
945 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI
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Medical School: Aga Khan Med Coll, Aga Khan Univ, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

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Karen Sue Watson, MD
(414) 332-1460
3050 N 51st St
Milwaukee, WI
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Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
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Robert Perzigian
(414) 447-2674
3070 N 51st St
Milwaukee, WI
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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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(414) 342-2511
756 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI
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Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
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Karlo Raab
(414) 447-2663
3070 N 51st St
Milwaukee, WI
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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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(414) 449-2223
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Milwaukee, WI
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Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1988

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(414) 447-2674
3070 N 51st St
Milwaukee, WI
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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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(414) 445-7766
3070 N 51st St Ste 302
Milwaukee, WI
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Medical School: Univ Of Edinburgh Fac Of Med, Edinburgh, Scotland (919-03 Eff 1/1971)
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Clue to Chronic Fatigue

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By Lisa Marshall

Women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) start their day with unusually low levels of the stress hormone cortisol, according to a new study by Centers for Disease Control (CDC) researchers. The study examined saliva samples of 75 CFS patients and 110 healthy control subjects. Samples were taken upon awakening, 30 minutes later, and an hour later, when cortisol levels typically reach their highest level of the day.

While female CFS sufferers showed lower levels than their healthy counterparts, no similar difference existed among men. The study (in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism) is the latest to point to a dampened “fight-or-flight” response among those with CFS. Previous research suggested it could in some cases be a physiological adaptation to physical or emotional trauma in childhood. “Accumulated stress over their lifetime may have had a muting effect on their stress response,” explains lead researcher William Reeves, MD. He says more research is underway, but the cortisol study offers clues into what causes CFS, how to diagnose and treat it, and why women are four times more likely to get it.

Author: Lisa Marshall

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