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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Physical symptoms are manifest as a continual stage of fatigue and exhaustion with no definable physical cause. We wish to point out to our readers that the definitions of CFS vary between the USA and the UK.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - CFS / Fibromyalgia - ME / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - ME
CFS / ME
PsychNet-UK CFS / ME Information Sheet - - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
CFS Page Includes Information on planned & Ongoing Studies. This web site offers information about chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and its diagnosis and treatment. In general, in order to receive a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome. 4/5
Chita's FMS/CFIDS Page - Many people have asked me for links concerning FMS/CFIDS/MPS. I am not a physician, only a woman with fibromyalgia and chronic myofacial pain syndrome.This page is for educational purposes. You may copy anything that you find here and discuss it with your physician.If you or someone you know has one, or all of these syndromes, I hope these links are of great help. 2/5
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - By Roger Burns. For patients & GP's. - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic encephalomyelitis. 3/5
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Sandy Shaw.  - A debilitating medical condition, chronic in nature, cause - unknown, diagnosis - by exclusion, no known verified test, treatment - by relief of symptoms, life style changes, and occasionally time.    3/5
Current, Reliable Fibromyalgia Info for 13 Years! - We provide educational materials on fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). 3/5
Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome (FMS & CMPS) - This site describes two medical conditions which often occur together: Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain . Chronic Myofascial Pain was previously called Myofascial Pain Syndrome. See the handout "Myofascial Pain--A Neuromuscular Disease. 3/5
Fibromyalgia - What it is and how to manage it. An Article. 3/5
Fibromyalgia Support Center - Description: Everything you need to know to live the life you want to live. A resource for those wanting to learn about fibromyalgia or learn how to fight the disease. Contains over eighty articles on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. 3/5
Listening to CFIDS - CFIDS (Chronic Fatigue and Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is an emerging illness characterized by debilitating fatigue (experienced as exhaustion and extremely poor stamina), neurological problems, and a variety of flu-like symptoms. The illness is also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Outside of the USA it is usually known as Myalgic Encephalomyelopathy (ME).  3/5
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association UK - Charity, supports those affected by ME by providing specialist information and advice services, literature and self-help groups. It also promotes research.  4/5
The Relation of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Neurasthenia - The Relation of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Neurasthenia Some medical historians consider neurasthenia to be the diagnostic predecessor of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).   3/5
Treatment: Supportive Therapy - With no known cause or cure for chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), treatment is based on relieving symptoms and, more specifically, the severity of symptoms. 3/5
 
Neurasthenia
PsychNet-UK Neurasthenia Information Sheet - - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Neurasthenia - In the 19th century, there was a disorder called neurasthenia, which was described as a disease in which the patient. 3/5
Neurasthenia - Researched by Henry Rollin, Emeritus Consultant Psychiatrist, Horton Hospital, Epsom, Surrey. 3/5
Neurasthenia,- Was a more prestigious and attractive form of female nervousness than hysteria, although it shared so many of hysteria's symptoms that even specialists could not always distinguish between the two. Like hysteria, neurasthenia encompassed a wide range of symptoms from blushing, vertigo, headaches, and neuralgia to insomnia, depression, and uterine irritability. Dr. George Savage's description of the neurasthenic, for example, incorporated some of the sexual stereotypes of the hysteric:.- 3/5
Some Observations on NEURASTHENIA and its Treatment. - 3/5
 
Recommended Books:
Chronic fatigue Syndrome
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Clinical Lectures on Neurasthenia
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians (Paperback) by Philip Kinsella (Author)

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome: A Survival Manual (Paperback) by Devin J. Starlanyl (Author), Mary Ellen Copeland (Author), Christopher R. Brown (Author, Editor) Clinical Lectures on Neurasthenia (Hardcover) by Thomas Dixon Savill (Author)

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