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is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is a fair amount of overlap between chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and chronic daily headache syndromes. Patients with of them commonly report headaches and difficulty falling asleep.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It's difficult to say whether headache is a symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome or if it is commonly a co occurring disorder. There is definitely more patients who have headaches than who do not.
Answered on Oct 26, 2012

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