Monday, January 27, 2014

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Insomnia

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Insomnia

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) estimates that as many as 500,000 Americans suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It is a syndrome that affects many, right here in the Nazareth community. MedicineNet.com defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as, “a debilitating and complex disorder characterized by profound fatigue of six months or longer duration that is not improved by bed rest and that may be worsened by physical or mental activity.” Chronic Fatigue patients come to us and say they get sick more often than normal, they are in a constant mental “fog”, they have muscle or joint pains such as of the knees/hips/shoulders, and/or they are not sleeping well. The National Sleep Foundation estimated in 2002 that...Read More
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