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Reviewed February 9, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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Dear Anonymous Thank you for sharing information on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Knowledge is empowerment. Best Regards, Mamta February 10, 2012 - 11:44am
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This is an excellent article because many times doctors dismiss common, undifferentiated symptoms as trivial or all in the patient's head.

The suggestion that extreme fatigue persisting for at least a month could be chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, (ME/CFS) is a good one. To be even more precise in order to be diagnosed with ME/CFS the patient must have post exertional exhaustion lasting 24 hours or more and unrelieved by rest. ME/CFS patients need not run a marathon for this specific form of fatigue. Doing the dishes or walking the dog can bring it on.

ME/CFS is far more than just post exertional exhaustion unrelieved by rest. It must be part of a specific pattern that includes substantial memory and concentration problems as well. Other parts of the necessary pattern of symptoms may include muscle aches, sore throat, swollen lymph glands, headaches of a new type, pattern, or severity and unrefreshing sleep.

Cancer if caught soon enough can be treated and possibly cured. There is no cure for ME/CFS and no treatments that work for all patients.

February 10, 2012 - 7:06am
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