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CDC Recognition Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Paves The Way For A Cure

Wednesday 20 December 2017

 

From Observer:

 

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CDC Recognition of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Paves the Way for a Cure

By Francesca Friday
December 19, 2017
© 2017 Observer

Until recently, chronic fatigue was widely known as a hyperbolic description of the exhaustion that accompanies everyday life, or an indication of an undiagnosed illness—rather than an illness itself. Sufferers of chronic fatigue were prescribed more sleep, more exercise, more nutritious meals, or more therapy. For those leading healthy lifestyles with no feasible cure in sight, the disorder’s constant misappropriation was extremely frustrating.

Now, after decades of categorizing chronic fatigue as a psychological disorder, major health organizations are seeing it in a new light. Otherwise known to doctors as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS), chronic fatigue is being addressed as a serious illness stemming from the autoimmune system’s reaction to infection or stress.

 

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