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Author Pall, Martin L.

Title Explaining "unexplained illnesses" : disease paradigm for chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple chemical sensitivity, fibromyalgia, post-traumatic stress disorder, Gulf War syndrome, and others / Martin L. Pall.

Imprint New York : Harrington Park Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.0478 P176e 2007    ---  Available
Description x, 446 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Haworth research series on malaise, fatigue, and debilitation
Contents The NO/ONOO cycle and the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple chemical sensitivity, fibromyalgia, and post-traumatic stress disorder -- Important components and their properties -- Generation of symptoms and signs of multisystem illnesses -- The local versus systemic nature of the NO/ONOO cycle mechanism and its implications for nomenclature and treatment -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Agents that lower nitric oxide levels are useful in the treatment of multisystem illnesses: hydroxocobalamin (vitamin B12) and paroxetine -- Multiple chemical sensitivity -- Fibromyalgia -- Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Gulf War syndrome: a combination of all four (CFS, MCS, FM, and PTSD) -- The toll of multisystem illnesses -- Overall evidence, and what else is needed? -- What about those who say it is all in your head or that it all starts in your head? -- A major new paradigm of human disease? -- Therapy -- Overview.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-437) and index.
Subject Nitric oxide -- Pathophysiology.
Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Etiology.
Multiple chemical sensitivity -- Etiology.
Fibromyalgia -- Etiology.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Etiology.
Persian Gulf syndrome -- Etiology.
Signs and Symptoms.
Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic -- etiology.
Fibromyalgia -- etiology.
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity -- etiology.
Persian Gulf Syndrome -- etiology.
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- etiology.
ISBN 078902389X (soft : alk. paper)
9780789023889 (hard : alk. paper)
9780789023896 (soft : alk. paper)
0789023881 (hard : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101290106
YDXCP 2496979
YDXCP 2496980

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