- Q How can I care for someone with chronic fatigue syndrome?
The duration and severity of symptoms associated with chronic fatigue syndrome differ with each individual, so it is often difficult to know what someone needs. In fact, symptoms often lessen or dissipate on their own. But if someone you know may have... Full Answer
- Q Where can I find support for chronic fatigue syndrome?
If you have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, it can be helpful for you to join a support group. There are a number of online forums available to discuss treatment options for symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Ask your doctor for more... Full Answer
- Q Is chronic fatigue syndrome a real disease?
Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Integrative MedicineA chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) study showed changes in over 700 proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid, the fluid that bathes the brain, in CFS patients. These patterns were much different for CFS patients versus chronic Lyme versus healthy controls,... Full Answer
- Q Does chronic fatigue syndrome affect children differently than adults?
Chronic fatigue syndrome is most commonly diagnosed in adults aged 20 to 40 years, but it can also be found in teenagers and children. Symptoms are often more difficult to recognize in children because they may occur erratically or may seem normal.... Full Answer
- Q What activities should someone with chronic fatigue syndrome avoid?
Treatment usually varies for people with chronic fatigue syndrome depending on the contributing factors, individual symptoms, and severity of symptoms. However, most doctors recommend several lifestyle changes for people with chronic fatigue syndrome,... Full Answer