My Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Gone
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome symptoms affect over 1 million people each year. CFS as it is commonly referred to is tough to diagnose because it’s symptoms don’t seem to have any underlying causes. Heidi was experiencing extreme fatigue and struggled with a weak immune system.
What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
CFS is marked by extreme exhaustion, fatigue, sleeping issues, pain and a host of other symptoms that seem to worsen with exertion. It is a long-term condition that primarily effects women. The causes of the disease are relatively unknown, although recent research has identified some promising chemical characteristics that may lead to faster diagnosis and treatment.
The cause of CFS is unknown but some common triggers are stress, viral infections and weak immune systems. Because the cause is unclear, diagnosis is often difficult which delays treatment. Often, multiple tests are needed to confirm a CFS diagnosis. To be diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, your tiredness must be severe enough to decrease your ability to participate in ordinary activities by 50%.
Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
While getting a timely and accurate diagnosis of CFS is challenging, a list of common symptoms can help sufferer’s determine the possibility of having the disease. Common symptoms include:
- Loss of memory or concentration
- Sore throat
- Enlarged lymph nodes in your neck or armpits
- Unexplained muscle pain
- Pain that moves from one joint to another without swelling or redness
- Headache of a new type, pattern or severity
- Unrefreshing sleep
- Extreme exhaustion lasting more than 24 hours after physical or mental exercise
Successful treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Heidi is a young woman getting ready to attend college and needed to get over the condition that had plagued her for several years. After several treatments of Vitamin C IV, ozone, and the antiviral supplement program she feels amazing and ready to attack school.