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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic; fatigue; myalgic; encephalomyelitis; ME; Epstein-Barr; neuromyasthesia; syndrome; ;

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is an illness which causes severe, disabling fatigue (tiredness) after physical and mental activity, far beyond what is usually felt. Resting and sleeping will help for a while, but even when people get 'enough' sleep, they still feel tired and get exhausted quickly.

To find out more about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome have a look at these topics on the Better Health Channel 
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/ 

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