As a subscriber to WDDTY and someone who has been badly affected by the illness ME [myalgic encephalomyelitis] for almost 15 years, I was astonished and disappointed to read ‘Epidemic by hysteria’ on page 8 of WDDTY vol 16 no 9.
Re ME/CFS (WDDTY vol 14 no 12), the WHO categorises ‘chronic fatigue’ states as ‘Mental Health Problems and Behavioural Disorders’ under F48.0 whereas ME (and CFS) are classified as ‘Neurological Disorders’ under G93.3.
Neurological symptoms with FlagylA number of studies have shown peripheral neuropathy - nerve damage outside of the brain and spinal cord - to be among the more serious adverse effects of taking metronidazole. The symptoms include numbness...
Statins (HMG-CoA-reductase inhibitors) are known to cause a form of muscle pain and weakness, liver abnormalities and, in severe cases, rhabdomyolysis, a muscle condition that can lead to kidney failure.