Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Introduction

At a Glance

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, is characterized by chronic flu-like fatigue.  Though an estimated four million Americans suffer from the condition, a mere 20 percent have been diagnosed.  Patients may also experience loss of memory or concentration, soar throat, and painful and enlarged lymph nodes.

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Basics

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is an auto immune disorder that causes extreme, prolonged fatigue in patients without any apparent…

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Definition

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome presents itself as either sudden onset or gradual onset.  The majority of CFS cases occur suddenly in patients and are triggered by a severe…

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Symptoms

Symptoms of CFS include persistent flu-like symptoms that do not subside after several days or weeks.  Specifically, patients can experience loss of memory or…

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