idiopathic chronic fatigue

idiopathic chronic fatigue

severe long-lasting fatigue not meeting the stringent criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome (q.v.).
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In contrast to most research on idiopathic chronic fatigue, we did not select subjects on the basis of CFS for three reasons: (1) because chronically fatigued persons without CFS may use Siberian ginseng, it is important to evaluate its effectiveness in these individuals; (2) a mixture of subjects makes it possible to evaluate whether subjects with CFS show a difference in response to Siberian ginseng compared to subjects with idiopathic chronic fatigue; and (3) CFS is an uncommon form of idiopathic chronic fatigue, and recruiting large numbers would have been difficult.
NEW ORLEANS -- Some subgroups of patients with idiopathic chronic fatigue respond to treatment with the antidepressant citalopram, some benefit from yoga, and some demonstrate a significant placebo response, three independent studies have shown.
The results suggest that SSRIs may be a useful therapy for certain subgroups of patients with idiopathic chronic fatigue," Dr.
Finally, in a study testing the association of-patient characteristics and outcome after 1 month for 71 patients with idiopathic chronic fatigue who were treated with placebo, Mary Charlton, R.
Finally in a study testing the association of patient characteristics and outcome after 1 month for 71 patients with idiopathic chronic fatigue who were treated with placebo, Mary Charlton, R.
The Iowa Fatigue Scale (IFS) was derived by combining and condensing numerous existing scales and has proven to be a valid, clinically useful device for improved screening and monitoring of idiopathic chronic fatigue, said Dr.
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