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Category: Illnesses - Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis | Long Term Disability Claim Tips

Chronic fatigue syndrome Illnesses Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (“CFS”), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (“ME”) or Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (“SEID”), is a debilitating, often misunderstood disease.  It is generally characterized by severe, overwhelming fatigue that does not improve with rest, and post-exertional malaise – or the inability to recover normally from even minimal physical or cognitive exertion. Individuals with CFS/ME also experience general weakness, cognitive problems, un-refreshing sleep, muscle or joint pain and flu-like symptoms. Unfortunately, there is no known treatment to cure this disease. 

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