Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) are both illnesses that involve extreme fatigue. Thereare 5 million U.S. with fibromyalgia. One million have Chronic Fatigue. Both fit the same the criteria.
Causes are not clear although the mechanisms of disease-manifestation are pretty much the same. These include intestinal trouble, lymphatic congestion and undernourished cells. Wherever the blockage occurs, symptoms show up. And wherever the blockage is removed, the symptoms disappear
Symptoms include fatigue, sleepiness, and memory and mood issues. Amplified painful sensations. Often makes people bedridden.
Bed rest, exercise, massage, physical therapy.Sleep is critical. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco. Cognitive behavioral therapy may benefit.