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INVISIBLE ILLNESS The 5 Signs Your Constant Tiredness Is Actually Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – As 90% Of Cases Are Missed

Saturday 17 August 2019

 

From UK newspaper The Sun:

 

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INVISIBLE ILLNESS The 5 signs your constant tiredness is actually chronic fatigue syndrome – as 90% of cases are missed

By Lucy Jones, Digital Health & Fitness Reporter
14 August 2019
©News Group Newspapers Limited.

THE hamster wheel of life  – work, eat, sleep, repeat – can leave many people feeling as though they're constantly exhausted.

And according to a recent study, the average Brit spends more than seven-and-a-half years of their lifetime feeling overtired.

However, there's a chance that this tiredness could be a sign of a bigger problem, with extreme exhaustion not just being down to reducing stress at work or getting those much-needed zzzzzs in.

It could be down to chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), which is a complex disorder characterised by ongoing, debilitating tiredness.

Here, Dr Sarah Jarvis, GP and clinical director of Patient.info, talks The Sun through the main signs your exhaustion could actually be a symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome - as experts warn 90 per cent of cases go undiagnosed.

 

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