Disease

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) generallyrefers to a disorder in which there is severe and persistent tiredness, whichis not relieved by rest.
As the name suggests, it is a state of chronic fatigue that exists without anycause for more than six months and is accompanied by difficulties in short-termmemory and/or concentration.

Chronic fatigue syndrome affects approximatelyten people among thousands of people.

This condition occurs most commonly in youngto middle-aged adults.
It occurs more commonly in females than in males.

Causes

Though the exact cause of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is unidentified some theories suggest CFS may be due to some viral infection or due to altered immune system.

Prevention

Generally the symptoms of CFS are similar to those of the flu and other common viral infections, which include • Extreme fatigue. A new onset of unexplained, continual fatigue which is unrelated to exertion and not significantly relieved by rest, which also causes a considerable reduction in previous activity levels. • Muscle Pain. • Pain in multiple joints. • Headache. • Impaired short-term memory or concentration. • Extreme and prolonged exhaustion after physical or mental exertions. • Not refreshing sleep. Diagnosis of CFS: There are no specific laboratory tests for the diagnosis of CFS, The clinical finding and symptomatology often help to diagnose and exclude the possibilities of other diseases.

Treatment

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME AND HOMEOPATHY Chronic fatigue syndrome can be effectively treated with homeopathy. The medicines are selected in homeopathy on the basis of patients individual symptoms pertaining to fatigue, the factors leading to it such as exertion, body position, time of the day; besides the emotional factors, food habits, as well as the preceding ailment such as some viral infection, etc. As many people with CFS have depression and other psychological disorders that may improve with the constitutional and holistic individualistic approach of homoeopathic treatment. Combined action of constitutional Homoeopathy Treatment and some simple but effective process like Sleep management techniques, light exercise; healthy diet can give a very good and effective result in treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. Homeopathy is strongly recommended for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.