Hi all. I've been wondering for a long time if I may have CFS. I've heard about people with CFS having an intolerance to alcohol, and have seen people with CFS describing feeling "poisoned" after having even a small amount. I've definitely noticed a difference in the way alcohol affects me since I've started having CFS-type symptoms, but I don't know if I would say it makes me feel as if I've "poisoned". The only way I can describe how it affects me is that it's like I've been given a general anaesthetic! I literally can't keep my eyes open after just a glass or 2, even if I have someone round for the evening, which is rather embarrassing! Does anyone know if CFS could cause alcohol to affect someone like this? Has anyone with a diagnosis found it affects them like this? Thanks in advance for any replies.
I had Cfids and recovered but I haven't been able to drink alcohol since. It does make me feel sick. It gives me a headache and makes my stomach and the back of my neck hurt. And it causes me not to sleep at all. Just FYI.
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