CFS or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is more common in women than men. It is a condition where a person can feel very tired or exhausted with little activity and the tiredness takes a lot of time to go with adequate rest. This condition if prevalent for more than 6 months then the appropriate advice is to visit an experienced doctor and get diagnosed.
There is no cure for this syndrome but with proper medical guidance and lifestyle changes the person can improve and lead a life performing all regular activities.
Some Common SYMPTOMS
Memory problem like recall and doing things in an organized way
Swollen glands in neck and underarm areas
Pain in body, joint and muscles
Getting up tired even after sleeping
Tiredness with little activity, feeling too exhausted after exercising
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a physical condition that is mostly caused by immune system problems, nervous system disorders and metabolism related issues. There is no known medical test to confirm this cause of fatigue.
The doctor usually on hearing the various symptoms and also discussing various other lifestyle related activities of the person can suggest undergoing certain medical tests to rule out chances of any other disease/s interfering and resulting in the condition of feeling tired and low energy.
The common tests include tests to check
Heart related problems
Side effect of medication
The treatment includes proper medication as suggested by doctor and various other interventions.
Treatment for psychiatric problems
For any other lifestyle disease or physical problem, pain, allergies etc
Change in lifestyle as suggested by experts
Slowly start with exercising
- Do consult specialist doctor/s and seek medical help in case one notices any of few of the symptoms and follow medical advice and advice of health, diet, fitness experts as required