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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Community

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder that causes extreme fatigue over extended periods of time which persists after rest and limits one’s ability to conduct ordinary daily activities. Discuss topics including causes, exams and tests for CFS, treatments and how to live with CFS.

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Hello! I've just recently started researching my symptoms even though I've been feeling crappy for 2 years now. From what I've read, CFS is clearly the closest to what I've been feeling. About 2 years ago, my symptoms included chronic lo...
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Hi I have CFS symptoms for past 2 years. Last year my gp checked urine and found red blood cells in it; gave antibiotics but they did not work. He did blood work (kidney liver heart) and found them normal except raised chlosterol levels...
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This may sound like a paradoxical question, but can you have CFS without fatigue? I'm a 48-year-old male, previously quite healthy, until I got sick two years ago with a flu-like symptoms. I've been sick since then with a variety of s...
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I have had pain in my legs and feet for years, it was so severe at one point I passed out at work, there was nothing they could tell me in the ER...I only got crazed looks like I was losing my mind for saying my legs hurt. Honestly it's ...
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I am a 41 yr old single male and recently I have been facing this more than ever. Last 3 yrs or so, I have flexible work hours and I stay up till pretty late (4-5 am) and wake up equally late as well (12 noon-1pm). This is because I do...
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I feel like I have spent thousands of hours on the internet trying to find out what is wrong with me. Not to mention appointments with doctors and specialists. It is only recently that I started thinking, hmmm. Could I have CFS? Cur...
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Okay so this started about the beginning of the year. And its gotten much worse. My symptoms are. Dizziness, nausea, cramps, hot flashes, cold flashes, lightheadedness, knees hurt, headaches almost daily, fatigue, tremors, weakness, and ...
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Hi I would really appreciate some support and ideas, I was unwell back in April kept losing my balance, collapsed at work and had to go to a+e where I had left sided numbness and no reflex in left foot, I also had bad headache, I had urg...
Shells0311 | Last answer
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It's actually starting to bother me, but all I ever do is sit or sleep. If I want to get up and do something, I sometimes make it to the back of the house then think of ways to avoid having to deal with getting dressed and leaving. My bo...
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I was recently diagnosed with cfs. The Dr put me on Cymbalta for the body aches and sleep disturbances. But I'm still very tired all the time. So now my Dr is thinking of prescribing Provigil. Has anyone tried this drug. If so does it wo...
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Since the end of May (it is now end of Oct as of this writing) I have gradually slid into illness and am working with doctors but have gotten nowhere in diagnosing an issue as I wait weeks for an available appointment with the next speci...
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Seven yrs ago, my son, now 21 felt very weak in his legs and to this day is still unable to walk without locking his knees back to keep from falling, and can only walk 20 metres maximum without collapsing. He has had numerous tests carr...
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Hello, I'm Rayan, 20 y.o,173cm, male. I have been experiencing a lot of frustrating moments of fatigue, feeling like not getting enough air, strong heart beats, feeling unwell all day long, i sleep like I'm dying, i even wake up with ...
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I have reactivated EBV for two years, now more likely CFS. Was looking at some old (2009) posts from someone very active on the board named PlateletGal. She was super knowledgeable and had a similar situation to me (where bone marrow s...
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For the last month or two I've been feeling very cloudy in the head and completely exhausted at all times. It's very hard to focus enough to study or get any work done so it's been extremely frustrating. I just got blood and urine test r...
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Age: 26 Weight: 173 lbs Height: 5'10" Lives in Connecticut Symptoms: Brain fog, fatigue, lightheaded, extreme thirst, reaction to foods (inconsistent) and agitation Timeline/Description: I have had these issues for over 4 yea...
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Male, 44, 6'3", 220 lbs. Late-summer 2013, OVERNIGHT, massive fatigue set in, a significant loss in focus, concentration, short-term memory, body aches, chronic low-grade fever, occasionally racing heart (high BP and resting pulse of 140...
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I have been experiencing some chronic fatigue for a few months now and I am at a loss as to what to do. I have been diagnosed with clinical depression and have been on Lexapro for a few months now but I am still feeling generally fatigue...
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This is one patient history who came to me in his words. "I am normal and happy person when I don’t involve in any work like reading or journeys or any STRESS kind of activities. But when I involve in any work like reading (which is v...
Jackson325 | Last answer
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Dear forum members, I would be grateful for help on this condition, or at least some info that could help me to understand it so I can take steps to get better. Basic facts about myself ------------------------------------ ...
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