ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

How Can You Benefit From Vitamin B12?

Discover Why Ashwagandha Can Be Used for Stress and Anxiety

Calorie restriction promotes longevity through effects on mitochondrial network

Higher resveratrol dose linked to lower glucose levels in type 2 diabetics

Tryptophan's Possible Effects for Your Health

What Is Bitter Orange?

Black Tea Is Great for Your Gut

Ashwagandha Helps Hormones - Aids Arthritis

Drug can dramatically reduce weight of people with obesity

New Finding: Broccoli Helps Heal Leaky Gut

 
Print Page
Email Article

Low-resolution electromagnetic brain tomography (LORETA) of monozygotic twins discordant for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  [ 179 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Leslie Sherlin, et al • www.ProHealth.com • January 17, 2007


Journal: Neuroimage. 2006 Dec 12; [E-publication ahead of print] Authors and affiliations: Leslie Sherlin, Thomas Budzynski, Helen Kogan Budzynski, Marco Congedo, Mary E. Fischer, Dedra Buchwald. Nova Tech EEG, Inc., Mesa, Arizona, USA (Sherlin); Nova Tech EEG, Inc., Grenoble, France (Congedo); The Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA (T Budzynski & H Budzynski); The Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA (Buchwald); The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA (Buchwald). [E-mail L Sherlin at LeslieSherlin@aol.com ] PMID: 17169580

Background: Previous work using quantified EEG has suggested that brain activity in individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and normal persons differs. Our objective was to investigate if specific frequency band-pass regions and spatial locations are associated with CFS using low-resolution electromagnetic brain tomography (LORETA).

Methods: We conducted a co-twin control study of 17 pairs of monozygotic twins where 1 twin met criteria for CFS and the co-twin was healthy. Twins underwent an extensive battery of tests including a structured psychiatric interview and a quantified EEG. Eyes closed EEG frequency-domain analysis was computed and the entire brain volume was compared of the CFS and healthy twins using a multiple comparison procedure.

Results: Compared with their healthy co-twins, twins with CFS differed in current source density. The CFS twins had higher delta in the left uncus and parahippocampal gyrus and higher theta in the cingulate gyrus and right superior frontal gyrus.

Conclusions: These findings suggest that neurophysiological activity in specific areas of the brain may differentiate individuals with CFS from those in good health. The study corroborates that slowing of the deeper structures of the limbic system is associated with affect. It also supports the neurobiological model that the right forebrain is associated with sympathetic activity and the left forebrain with the effective management of energy. These preliminary findings await replication.

Keywords: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Twins; Electroencephalography; Low resolution electromagnetic tomography; LORETA [This work was partially funded by grant U19Al38429 from the National Institutes of Health (Dr. Buchwald) and Nova Tech EEG, Inc.]




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function

Natural Remedies

Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket
Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits
Help for Soreness and Swelling: What Do Silkworms Have to Do With It? Help for Soreness and Swelling: What Do Silkworms Have to Do With It?
Secret Nutrient for Radiant Skin Secret Nutrient for Radiant Skin
Clinically Studied Joint Relief Product for FM & ME/CFS Clinically Studied Joint Relief Product for FM & ME/CFS

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map