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"Nobody is sure what causes chronic fatigue
syndrome. As more becomes known, it's likely that some chronic fatigue
patients will turn out to have different underlying problems than others. One
major symptom, however, is feeling bad after exercise for more than 24
"Symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome often resemble
the flu. Rather than going away after a few days, however, these symptoms
last for prolonged periods of time or come and go frequently for more
than six months.
Chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms may include:
"Miller wonders -- if heart problems might be a
cause of chronic fatigue syndrome -- why more chronic fatigue patients aren't
dying of heart disease. Both he and Peckerman agree that more study is
What's happening to the hearts
of people with chronic fatigue syndrome? It's too soon to tell, but Peckerman
has a theory."
exact cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is not known, researchers think it
may be caused by a virus. Why? CFS often emerges after a bout with a cold,
bronchitis, hepatitis, or other infectious disease. Recent research also
suggests that inflammation within the nervous system caused by some type of
immune system dysfunction may also play a role in the development of chronic
Some articles claim
that patients with CFS have an abnormal glucose metabolism, and are
unable to effectively metabolize glucose. (Abnormal glucose metabolism is
also associated with Hypoglycemia)
is true, then people with CFS should avoid excessive exercise in order
to avoid lactic acidosis.
acidosis is the condition in which lactic acid causes the "burning"
sensation felt in muscles during high intensity exercise
and also prevents muscles from working their best.. Lactic acidosisis normally
experienced by athletes and should be no cause for concern.
Note: The following article uses the term
'lactic acid poisoning' to refer to lactic acidosis.
More information about abnormal glucose
More information about lactic acid:
experts agree that maintaining a healthy lifestyle can also help improve the
quality of life for people with chronic fatigue syndrome. Recommended steps