Is arthralgia a common symptom of chronic fatigue?

Yes. The diagnosis of cfs is unexplained persistent fatigue for 6 months with at least four of the following symptoms. Loss of memory/concentration, sore throat, lymph nodes, unexplained muscle pain, arthralgia, headache, unrefreshed sleep, extreme exhaustion lasting 24 hours after exercise.
Yes. Chronic fatigue syndrome is a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. These factors impair the patient's ability to produce energy and they end up chronically fatigued. They can have excess inflammation causing pain as well.

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