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Causes and symptoms of chronic fatigue

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     People need to know that the symptoms of these conditions are very unpredictable, because they can come and go, meaning they can change over time. Sometimes they can get better and sometimes they get worse.

     Some of these symptoms are:

  • In some people it is manifested by very mass fatigue, which does not improve with rest.
  • Feeling tired when you wake up, which is called sleep disorders
  • Difficulty concentrating and memory loss.
  • Frequent lesions and polyarthralgia without inflammatory signs.
  • In some cases it is manifested by headache and dizziness
  • Mood disorders (depression, anxiety, irritability), as well as neurovegetative disorders such as lipothymia, syncope, orthostatic hypotension, dystermia and excessive sweating.
  • Specialists say that this condition is also manifested by pain in the joints and muscles
  • Ants mainly affect the hands.
  • Digestive disorders
  • Sore throat.
  • And last but not least, pain in the lymph nodes.

    To this day, the cause of this type of fatigue is not known, so this condition is still being investigated. Experts believe that this disease is caused by a combination of physical and psychological factors, including viral or bacterial infections, recent negative or traumatic experiences, mental stress, depression or nutritional deficiencies.

     Acute infectious triggers can often be detected, although there are also triggers of toxic, environmental or psychological origin. There have also been unsuccessful attempts to associate infectious agents such as viruses: Epstein * Barr virus, retrovirus, herpes virus type 6, enterovirus, coxsackie B and others without conclusive results.

     People also need to know that to this day there is no special treatment to cure this problem of chronic fatigue syndrome. So far, what can be done is to improve the symptoms of the disease in order to enjoy a better quality of life, with the least possible limitations in the activities of daily living.

     The basic objectives of treatment are to reduce fatigue, pain intensity and improve the activity and adaptation of these patients in their daily lives. These could be:

  • In the first phase, medications are recommended, such as: sedatives, antidepressants, medications for anxiety
  • Adapted physical exercise
  • Do your best to avoid stressful situations, both physical and emotional
  • Psychological support
  • It is recommended to learn some relaxation techniques