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Saturday, 2 October, 2021

‘Switching Off Digital Autopilot Is the Only Thing That Helps Me Keep My Chronic Fatigue Under Control’ – Well+Good

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After years of going to the doctors and being told my lethargy and brain fog were a consequence of my “student lifestyle,” I finally received a long-awaited diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), which is the common name for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), an under researched and underdiagnosed condition that affects approximately 2.8 million Americans—the majority of whom are women. Coping with chronic fatigue is challenging because Currently, there is no cures or treatment protocol for ME/CFS, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). But those diagnosed with the condition can manage their symptoms are encouraged to manage their symptoms with self-care, therapy, and medication such as anti-depressants, per the Mayo Clinic.
Read more at: https://www.wellandgood.com/coping-with-chronic-fatigue/

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