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This syndrome refers to continued tiredness not relieved by rest or caused directly by a medical condition. The causes are unknown, but some theories say that it may be due to Epstein-Barr virus and inflammation in the nervous system, genetics, stress or previous illness. Some of the symptoms are confusion, extreme tiredness, forgetfulness, irritability, not feeling refreshed after a proper sleep.
Any helpful information for those who have this syndrome?
Since this seems to be getting a bit of interest at the moment i went and read up a bit about it. perhaps you all might benefit from reading the typical symptoms.
" malaise after exertion; unrefreshing sleep, widespread muscle and joint pain, sore throat, headaches of a type not previously experienced, cognitive difficulties, chronic and severe mental and physical exhaustion. Additional symptoms may be reported, including muscle weakness, increased sensitivity to light, sounds and smells, problems standing upright, digestive disturbances, depression, painful and often slightly swollen lymph nodes, and heart and breathing problems."
Stress can be the culprit for a variety of immune system irregularities, including tiredness and health conditions, such as inflammation. Finding a way to reduce stress and streamline one's daily activities can increase energy and reduce symptoms of fatigue.
Hmm. I wonder about this. I suffer from chronic pain and fatigue everyday. I can sleep how you are supposed to and eat right and all that doesn't matter what I do . I wake up feeling like I have moved a 4 bd rm house all by myself EVERYDAY! My doctors have found the source of the pain pretty much but can't find my fatigue. I have been tested for numerous things but never this. I will be asking next time.!
A key to overcoming this disease or similar afflictions, or to at least co-exist with it in a manageable way is to improve the bodies function as it relates to removing toxins, and to have a clean environment to live and sleep. However I think this is easier said than done.
I think CFS and fibro are closely related. I think they are symptoms of the same general problem. The human body is overwhelmed by negativity, which can come from a certain thing or a number of things in the environment (chemicals, foods, dirty air, electromagnetic sensitivity, bad emotions from self or others).
My mother suffered from CFS and fibromyalgia most of her life, and when I got into my 20's I started having the same issues. I worked as a massage therapist in my 20's and treated many people of this condition. For me I just tried to ignore my condition and called it exhaustion and body aches. I would talk to my mom about it on the phone and cry I was suffering so much. I could manage most days (even with extreme difficulty), but sometimes every year or so, I would just get so bogged down by it, I would be in bed for a week or two, sometimes even having to crawl on all fours to the bathroom.
wow,never heard of this before but describes me to a T since I had my cancer. I get so confused at times I cant even think of the names of common every day items,and I can sleep 12 hours and still feel like I haven't slept in years. I forget wear I put things and what I was doing after just a few minutes and I have been so moody I am constantly snapping at my poor husband over petty things. how do you correct this problem?