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What causes your fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? Are the two very related or not?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
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In brief: Separate

? re: similarity chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) & fibromyalgia (FM).
CFS is attendant with several different diseases & disorders. FM causes CFS; a sentinel symptom. Chronic fatigue is common consequence of common occurrence of non-restorative sleep, which might reflect chronic pain, chronic psychological stressors, noisy environments etc. Gov. agencies on quest for THE elusive virus; good luck!

In brief: Separate

? re: similarity chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) & fibromyalgia (FM).
CFS is attendant with several different diseases & disorders. FM causes CFS; a sentinel symptom. Chronic fatigue is common consequence of common occurrence of non-restorative sleep, which might reflect chronic pain, chronic psychological stressors, noisy environments etc. Gov. agencies on quest for THE elusive virus; good luck!
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Chronic fatigue

There is a lot of overlap in symptoms but there is no definitive test for either.

In brief: Chronic fatigue

There is a lot of overlap in symptoms but there is no definitive test for either.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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