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Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a complex, chronic neurological condition affecting the brain, muscles, digestive system, immune system, cardiac system and other areas of the body. The cause of ME/CFS is not yet understood and there is no cure.

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a complex, chronic neurological condition affecting the brain, muscles, digestive system, immune system, cardiac system and other areas of the body. ME/CFS is characterised by post-exertional malaise (PEM), which describes the worsening of symptoms after physical or mental activity. Some people might experience PEM after going on a walk, while those with a more severe illness might trigger it by simply brushing their teeth or reading a sentence. Once triggered, PEM may persist for days, weeks or months. The cause of ME/CFS is not yet understood and there is no cure.

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Easy to understand and comprehend Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Increased knowledge to pass on to peers and clients.
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03 May 2021
This is a great summary of ME/CFS, which many doctors and nurses would benifit from studying.
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