Symptoms can differ from one sufferer to the next, but many experience persistent severe tiredness, muscle and joint pain, poor quality sleep, gastric disturbances, poor memory and concentration. For some the symptoms can be mild and the condition managed by careful scheduling of activities and allowing time to rest. In more severe cases, Chronic Fatigue limits the individual to all but simple tasks and can have a dramatic impact on lifestyle. Severe Chronic Fatigue is quite rare with most sufferers experiencing mild to moderate symptoms.
Diagnosing Chronic Fatigue involves first ruling out any other conditions that may be causing symptoms. If symptoms persist for more than four months in adults and three for children and young adults, then a doctor is likely to diagnose Chronic Fatigue.
Treatment for Chronic Fatigue often involves a multi-discipline approach as people respond in differrent ways
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