Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment

Unexplained muscle weakness 

Joint pain without swelling or redness. 

 Enlarged and possibly tender lymph nodes in the neck or armpits.

1. Post-exertional malaise which is the worsening of symptoms following either physical or mental effort.

Dizziness created from the movement of lying down to either sitting or standing which improves when the person lies back down. 

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians 

Cognitive behavioral therapy and exercises that increase gradually over time

Chronic fatigue syndrome can last anywhere from six months to a few years. 

1. An estimated 836,000 to 2.5 million Americans suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome.