What is chronic fatigue syndrome?
CFS is a long-term condition, characterised by extreme tiredness.
What causes CFS?
While CFS can affect anyone, it is more common in women aged 20-40. It is not known what causes CFS, but it may be triggered by an infection.
What are the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?
Symptoms of CFS can include:
- feeling extremely tired
- disturbed sleep patterns
- muscle or joint pain
- feeling dizzy
The symptoms of CFS are similar to many other conditions. Therefore, it is important to consult your GP for a diagnosis.