Doctors for Chronic Fatigue in Mandihal, Hubli-Dharwad
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Chronic fatigue syndrome is a debilitating disorder characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that doesn’t go away with rest, and can’t be explained by the underlying medical condition. CFS can also be referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis or systemic exertion intolerance disease. The symptoms are:
1. Loss of memory or concentration
2. Feeling unrefreshed after a night's sleep
3. Chronic insomnia
4. Muscle pain
5. Frequent headaches
6. Multipoint pain without redness or swelling
7. A frequent sore throat
8. tender lymph nodes in your neck and armpits
HOW IS CHRONIC FATIGUE DIAGNOSED?
Since there is no single test to confirm diagnosis of chronic fatigue, General physicians may look out for related health issues like sleep disorders, medical problems like anaemia, diabetes or hypothyroidism, and mental health issues. Each of these disorders require specific diagnostic tests like blood tests, psychiatric analysis, imaging test etc.
HOW IS CHRONIC FATIGUE TREATED?
The treatment is based on the various symptoms and causes of the syndrome. The doctor may prescribe medicines like anti-depressants or sleeping pills. Physical Therapy and psychological counselling may be helpful in many cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Incorporating lifestyle changes to reduce stress help in treating chronic fatigue