chronic fatigue


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chronic fatigue

Long-continued fatigue not relieved by rest. It is indicative of disease such as tuberculosis, diabetes, or other conditions of altered body metabolism. See: chronic fatigue syndrome
See also: fatigue
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The term "chronic fatigue syndrome" is best seen as a starting point rather than a diagnosis ("CDC Campaign Targets Chronic Fatigue Syndrome," December 2006, p.
The findings support the idea that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder of adaptation, promoted by both early environmental insults and by personality factors, in which the brain is unable to respond appropriately to challenge.
Keywords: chronic fatigue syndrome, cfs, prevent chronic fatigue syndrome, cause of chronic fatigue syndrome
Scientists continue to study the role of human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) in chronic fatigue syndrome as well as multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and other conditions.
Illness from low levels of environmental chemicals: relevance to chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, Am J Med 105(3A):74S-82S.
If you have chronic fatigue and eat dairy, you can ask your doctor to perform this test.
If Michelle didn't have chronic fatigue syndrome, then she's just like everyone else walking down the street.
The causes of CFS are not well understood nor is the disease well defined; it's sometimes referred to as Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS).
IOM gives chronic fatigue syndrome a new name and definition [online article].
This study marks a significant breakthrough in the field of chronic fatigue syndrome research," said Scott Carlson, Executive Director of the Hutchins Family Foundation's Chronic Fatigue Initiative.
2) Unfortunately, there are no pharmaceuticals to treat chronic fatigue syndrome other than sleeping pills and antidepressants, which do not resolve the problem.

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