fatigue syndrome

fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome, see there. Cf Burnout.

Patient discussion about fatigue syndrome

Q. I think i might have chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia. how can i tell the difference? So far, the doctors have not been able to diagnose anything and have basically been putting me on random medications just to relieve the symptoms. Symptoms I have: Fatigue (sleeping thirteen hours +) exhaustion pain in my knees, ankles, and weirdly my elbows. Headaches, congestion. I’ve been really nauseous occasionally and ended up having to go to the ER because of it.

A. Here is a site that might help you. You can type in the symptoms one at a time and it’ll give you optional illnesses that correlates with the symptoms:
http://www.healthline.com/directory/symptoms

Q. Has anyone tried natural hormones for hypo-thyroidism or fibromyalgia? I am on the low normal range for hypo-thyroidism (do not take meds for) and was diagnosed years ago with fibromyalgia. I take Ultram for the pain which also helps my fatigue factor but I still feel so sluggish sometimes and just want to sleep. I'm on an anti-depressant as it is. I've been hearing more about natural hormone therapy for these conditions and was wondering if anyone out there has tried this.

A. i have cfids and fibro as well as had my thyroid removed (parathyroid still in place). There really is no substitute for Synthroid that is as effective. There is with cfids and fibro. sensitivity to medications so the dosage normally given would not be the same usually lower dosages or 1/4 to 1/2 tabs. i have started on D-ribose, enada, COQ10, PB 8, Fish Oil with Omegas and primrose oil and B12 compounded shots in addition to other medications to treat medical issues that come along with the diseases. The first are homeopathic and are metabolized at a greater rate than synthetic meds which are often not processed correctly and may build up in your system. It is good to find a specialist [true specialist] or immunologist to help you with the medications and symptomologies that occur. Each person's system is different yet the way that it recognizes medications, food and such is similar and unique to the illnesses.

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Chronic fatigue syndrome is an illness characterized by prolonged, debilitating fatigue severe enough to affect one or more aspects of a person's life.
The aim of the present hospital-based clinical retrospective study was (1) to estimate the number of children being diagnosed with G93.3 postviral fatigue syndrome during a 10-year period (2002 to 2011) and (2) describe the clinical and laboratory findings in children with postviral fatigue syndrome.
Tokyo, Dec 3, 2012 - (JCN) - Kaneka Corporation has confirmed the effect of the reduced form coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinol) in improving the chronic fatigue syndrome showing long-lasting fatigue or tiredness, with unknown cause.
Scientists who once linked chronic fatigue syndrome to a viral infection now say it's time to go back to the drawing board.
Specialist pharmaceutical company Hemispherx Biopharma Inc (NYSE MKT:HEB) on Wednesday stated that it filed its complete response with the US Food and Drug Administration in response to the latter's Complete Response Letter (CRL) for Ampligen's New Drug Application (NDA) for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).
ISLAMABAD -- A daily dose of specially-formulated dark chocolate may help cut chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms,says a researcher.
NEW ORLEANS--The traditional Chinese medical therapy known as qigong exercise resulted in significant reduction in fatigue scores in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome in a randomized controlled trial.
AN anorexic woman died weighing just 3st 2lbs after suffering for years from chronic fatigue syndrome.
It may be diagnosed as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS).
It may be diagnosed as chronic fatigue syndrome or post viral fatigue syndrome.
The editors of Science fully retracted a controversial paper that claimed a virus called XMRV might be to blame for chronic fatigue syndrome. Since the paper's publication in Science in 2009, multiple researchers, including some of the scientists who originally claimed to have found the link, failed to detect the XMRV virus as well as closely related viruses in blood samples from people with chronic fatigue syndrome.
MUCH debate has taken place in the letters page on the subject of chronic fatigue syndrome.