CFS contangious?

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Hey guys. Just wondering, can my girlfriend catch CFS from me? I'm stressing out I don't want her to deal with that. 

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    not contagious . 

    My first husband had it for 7 yrs and recovered . Now my second husband has it . I do not and never have had it  Although I wonder if I carry it 

    but I don't as my second husband was struggling with it when we met.. 

    As you study up and chat about CFS you will realise a certain type of person possibly with childhood or recent trauma bereavement, major operations , emotional situations at a certain point in their life possibly working really really hard with circumstances that cause stress, with possible exposure to chemicals or pollutants and a virus of some sort that you don't recover from. Lots of being the wrong place at the wrong time.. Get CFS . Your girl friend will be ok. 

    The virus can be glandular fever, but can also be the common cold or gastric stomach bugs .... 

    The polluntants can be anything from vanish, paints, printer inks pesticides  anything you are overly exposed to working with day in day out. 

    Google gulf war syndrome and sheep dip illness you'll see a similarity to CFS. 

    But remember your body can recover but it may take years ... 

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    That's a very good question. I think it might still be a gray area. I didn't take any precautions with my husband, and he hasn't gotten it. I think it takes a perfect storm to get the illness, like a virus, stress, and a genetic predisposition. But you may want to Google this on a well-respected website, like Stanford University's CFS site.


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    All research suggests that it is not a contagious condition / disease.  Don't worry. I've had it for 22years and I've been with my husband for 14years has not got it and we've got 2 kids together.

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