The Big Picture – an Inflamed Brain

Looking to the Big Picture in ME/CFS & Fibro:

Calling neuroinflammation in the brain the equivalent of autoimmunity in the body, and stating that we know the microglia are activated in ME/CFS, Dr. Bateman proposed that inflammation in the core of the brain ( limbic encephalitis) causes a cascade of problems going both ways – up into the cortex and down into the hypothalamus, thalamus, and pituitary and the autonomic nervous system.

This could cause all the major symptoms in ME/CFS and FM.

 

 

 

 

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