Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a poorly understood disease that causes exhaustion, sleep problems, thinking problems, and pain throughout the body. There is not yet a cure for CFS. But treating the symptoms and a keeping a low-key pace help improve daily life. Some people have severe fatigue and other symptoms for many years.

Current as of: February 20, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation