Theories abound about the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome. No primary cause has been found that explains all cases of CFS, and no blood tests or brain scans can definitively diagnose the condition.
Convergence of Factors. A number of experts believe that CFS develops from a convergence of conditions that may include the following:
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