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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can cfs be the cause of my total lack of energy and feeling that i've run a marathon whenever i do a a simple task. sleep don't help and bloods ok?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Chronic fatigue CFS: is Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is the common name for a group of significantly debilitating medical conditions characterized by persistent fatigue. The fatigue may worsen with physical or mental activity, but doesn't improve with rest. That;s exactly what you have described. It is a manageable condition, but takes a long time. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a big part of the treatment.

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