Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, formerly known as chronic fatigue syndrome and now often referred to as ME/CFS, was recently redefined and renamed to more accurately reflect the brain inflammation and multisystem symptoms of the disease. READ MORE

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

How to Tell if You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

How to Tell if You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

If you're tired all the time with extreme fatigue that can't be explained by lifestyle or any underlying medical conditions, you may have chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis.

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Guided Exercise May Help Chronic Fatigue Patients

An expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a new study suggests.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Diagnostic Tests, Treatment and Prevention Urgently Needed

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Diagnostic Tests, Treatment and Prevention Urgently Needed

Chronic fatigue syndrome continues to affect millions of people, and yet the research budget for finding causes, treatment and prevention remains small.

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Long Covid Changed Her Life Forever

Marjorie Roberts was one of the nation’s earliest Covid patients. She’s still dealing with the aftermath today.

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Covid Family Caregivers Need Our Support

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I Thought I Conquered Insomnia. Then I Didn’t Sleep for Four Days.

Lifelong perfectionism and a need to please robbed me of my ability to truly relax

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This Is Your Brain on No Sleep

We need those 7 to 9 hours to keep our brains healthy in the short term — and for the long haul

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You Snooze, You Lose? Sufficient Sleep Could Be Key to a Healthy Weight

A new study found that people who are overweight and optimize their sleep consume nearly 300 fewer calories the next day

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Ready for Another Pandemic Malady? It’s Called ‘Decision Fatigue’

Faced with a stream of difficult choices about health and safety during a global pandemic, we may experience a unique kind of burnout that could deeply affect our brains and our mental health

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Nurses Are Leaving the Profession, and Replacing Them Won’t Be Easy

Nurses are physically and emotionally exhausted after working in what has been described as a "war zone" for the better part of the past year and a half

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