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Depends...: If by 'cfs' you mean chronic fatigue syndrome then it depends on how motivated you are to be 'cured'. You have to eat right, drink plenty of water; and above all else, exercise! whether if is a walk, swim, yoga, bicycle the only patients i know who beat cfs do as much of the above as they can...But it does take time so do not give up hope...You can do it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Unlike many other physicians, i believe that chronic fatigue syndrome is real, and an immune disturbance due to some unknown virus or viruses. However, if people were dying of it, we'd almost certainly recognize some characteristic lesion. If you have cfs, good luck -- it generally remits after a while, and low-dose antidepressants and/or simply practicing new life skills seems to help some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many ways!: Exercise. Most chronic fatigue patients are whoefully deconditioned. It makes no difference: chicken or egg. Exercise has been shown to lessen fatigue. Sleep regular hours, but do not over sleep. Finally, your doctor can prescribed low dose Nuvigil or provigil. These measures should help considerably! walking and swimming are excellent starting activities! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic Fatigue Synd: Chronic fatigue syndrome is defined of severe fatigue that limits your activity for over 6 months. There are a variety of symptoms beyond fatigue like muscle aching, unrefreshing sleep, muscle pain, joint pain, exhaustion, enlarged lymph nodes, etc. Your evaluation will incude looking for these and the differential diagnosis of the cuases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No cure, only treat: After detailed questions, exam & tests have ruled out underlying cause for chronic fatigue, the goal becomes to control symptoms and improve day-to-day functioning. Good nutrition, careful endurance exercise, aggressively managing stress & any other illnesses, support, planning, setting realistic expectations, and judicious use of medications are all part of living well with cfs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CFS onset: Cfs affects more women than men (or may be under reported in men), and is most common between the ages of 30 and 60. Symptoms can begin in people younger than 30 too. Cfs is not well understood and difficult to diagnose since there are no specific tests for it. A complete medical work up and inventory of symptoms is needed for diagnosis. I hope this answers your question! ...Read more
Only if you feel so: Go to a4m.Com and use the doctor locator function to find a doctor in your area to help you find the cause of your cfs and help you fix it. Cfs is usually a metabolic problem coupled with abnormal hormones, thyroid, and undiagnosed toxins stored in the body. Advanced testing guided by that doc can help you pinpoint causes and get relief and back to a normal life if that is your goal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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