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What are the specific treatments available for cfs?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

While the true diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome should be confirmed with extensive testing to rule out other possible causes of fatigue, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, a diet rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber, and supplementation of b complex vitamins should help.
Try to avoid excessive caffeine.

In brief: Yes

While the true diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome should be confirmed with extensive testing to rule out other possible causes of fatigue, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, a diet rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber, and supplementation of b complex vitamins should help.
Try to avoid excessive caffeine.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

There are many treatments available for chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs).
The starting point is healthy diet and exercise. Cognitive behavioral therapy has shown benefit. Some medications that are frequently used to treat the condition include olmifon, Provigil other stimulants such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and antidepressants. Alternative treatments including acupuncture may help some patients.

In brief: Yes

There are many treatments available for chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs).
The starting point is healthy diet and exercise. Cognitive behavioral therapy has shown benefit. Some medications that are frequently used to treat the condition include olmifon, Provigil other stimulants such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and antidepressants. Alternative treatments including acupuncture may help some patients.
Dr. Robert Dudley
Dr. Robert Dudley
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