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    ultrasound BBB disruption as the cause of a fatigue syndrome

    Dear Dr Kaushik, JCP, BMJ et al,
    I hope this note finds You well
    Years after this most excellent Article was composed regarding gene activation in Patients with the CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome), was surprised to see this discussion on how ultrasound would adversely effect, ie disrupt, the BBB (Blood Brain Barrier) causing nausea, fatigue and headaches
    This might explain, at least partially, the events (Havana syndrome) at the US Embassy 2016 of unusual disease processes which occurred after presumed ultrasound exposure to Personnel

    A Review of Current Ultrasound Exposure Limits

    Anthony C. Zander et al
    University of Adelaide,
    September 8, 2004

    Research has shown that airborne ultrasound has the potential to cause nausea,
    fatigue, and headaches [3–8]

    Apparently would be difficult to detect ultrasound presence but mismatched ultrasound devices of several types could present as audio frequency noise, possibly thought to be tinnitus

    Best wishes always
    Thank you for your assistance with this matter...

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  • Published on:
    Rickettsial antibody levels and mitochondrial gene expression in CFS patients
    • Geoffrey C Kemp, Medical Practitioner
    • Other Contributors:
      • Robert F Townsend

    Dear Editor,

    Kaushik et al.[1] have demonstrated significantly different gene expression in a small sample of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. They suggest these observations are consistent with a complex pathogenesis involving T cell activation and abnormalities of neuronal and mitochondrial function, possibly as a result of virus infection or organophosphate exposures.

    We suggest that chronic rick...

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    None declared.
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    The ubiquitous mitochondrial toxin, valinomycin, and its role in the etiology of the CFS

    Dear Drs Kaushik, Fear, Richards, McDermott, Nuwaysir, Kellam, Harrison, Wilkinson, Tyrrell, Holgate, Kerr, and Editors at JCP,

    I hope this note finds you well. Congratulations to the Physicians and Researchers who completed such admirable work regarding the possible etiology of the CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), as they made the observations that were "consistent with a complex pathogenesis involving T...

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