It is very difficult to diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome. Even experts do not have a clear definition of what chronic fatigue actually is, or what mechanisms in the brain or nervous system are responsible for it. The best diagnostic approach is to determine whether the patient matches the criteria for CFS and rule out other possible causes of symptoms.
In May 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a revised definition...Read more
So here’s an interesting factoid for today: only one in seven women were employed in jobs outside the home 100 years ago. Fast forward to... Read more »
On May 19, the Overlapping Conditions Alliance launched the Campaign to End Chronic Pain in Women, an advocacy campaign fighting to end... Read more »
It's been almost a year since Courtney Miller, wife of ME/CFS patient Bob Miller, stood up at at Town Hall meeting in Reno, Nevada and... Read more »
Encounters with the Invisible: Unseen Illness, Controversy, and Chronic Fatigue SyndromeAuthor: Dorothy WallAfterword: Nancy Klimas, MDThere’s... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Causes of Short-Term and Transient InsomniaA reaction to change or stress is one of the most common causes of short-term and transient insomnia. This... Read more »