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CFS & Aging
Saturday 17 October 2009
CFS & Aging
By Pamela Young,
We know that old age impacts many aspects of life. But what role does it play in the life of someone with CFS? As more and more people with this illness reach their senior years, here’s a look at some of the special issues they face.
It’s been more than 20 years since the Incline Village, Nevada, and Lyndonville, New York, outbreaks brought attention to the mysterious and complex illness now called chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Since then, we’ve seen research expand, health organizations become more engaged and the public slowly move toward greater awareness of CFS as a serious and debilitating illness.
That’s how time is playing out in the historic sense. But what about how time plays out in the lives of the many individuals with CFS who are now reaching their senior years? What role does aging play in this illness and what are some of the special issues CFS patients, their families and their doctors face?
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