How can you do medical research on chronic fatigue syndrome when divisions between patients, doctors and researchers are almost as chronic and painful as the disease itself? Virginia Gewin reports on new hopes of reconciliation.
There is one additional symptom/side-effect of having Gilbert’s that is largely ignored by the medical community, but is common amongst around 70% of patient: We get fatigued/tired easily. such that some of us have been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).
Also, it’s common practice to self-medicate with red wine or tea. More specifically, the tannin apparently help break down the bilirubin in your liver. I dislike tannin personally – you know it as it makes your mouth feel weird and dry.