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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Teens

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Teenagers

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) makes people feel tired all the time. It can be hard to diagnose and can’t be cured. But if your child has chronic fatigue syndrome, an individual treatment plan can help her manage symptoms and get on with daily lif...

Chronic Fatigue In Teens: Rare And Serious

According to a survey published in the journal Pediatrics, about 1 out of 900 teenagers are diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). And while the condition may be rare among teens, it takes a heavy toll.

Causes, Symptoms And Treatments

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex disorder where the affected teen suffers extreme, unexplained fatigue. The fatigue tends to worsen with respect to physical and mental activities and fails to improve even with adequate rest. Read this article...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis In Teens

While chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is not easy to diagnose in adults, let alone in children, diagnosis is not only possible but essential. Many general healthcare practitioners don’t feel confident in making a CFS diagnosis, studies show, and it...

The Tired Teen

Most fatigue and sleepiness in teens is attributed to lifestyle issues, notably too little time spent sleeping. Physicians are in a position to screen for, assess and manage these common conditions in teens.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Treatment

The treatments used depend on how CFS affects your teen. Early diagnosis, taking medication to control certain symptoms, and changing your lifestyle can all help.

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