Myalgic Encyphelomyelitis (ME)/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is the syndrome which is mostly found in the people of age 40 to 60 years old, mostly in women and anyone can be affected by this disease. The patient might feel dizziness, insomnia, overthinking and pain but they do not look ill. That’s the reason which makes people to undergo serious issues related to ME/CFS.But there are some of the symptoms which will help you to look more into it.
- These people cannot properly participate in their daily life activities
- After becoming ill, their cannot function properly
- It’s hard for the people/ patient to manage social life activities, like going to school/ colleges, going for parties, helping family in their work etc.
- This disease can last for a long period of time which can lead to stick to bed or any type of disability
The problem of Myalgic Encyphelomyelitis (ME)/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is that it’s difficult to diagnose. Still Researchers are looking for the diagnosis of this disease to cure patients and making them hope to enjoy their family and social life. It has many causes and some of them are as under:
- Immune System disorders
- Anxiety and stress
- Low energy production
- Can be genetic
Symptoms of the disease are not clear to undergo certain tests in order to diagnose ME/CFS. It’s volatile and sings and indications changes very frequently. It can be examined by the doctor by thorough examination of patient’s condition over the period of time and what are certain changes that lead patient to not responding to the environment. Also, it is very important to have detailed conversation with patient that how it occurs, what the patient feel and for how long it lasted.
Treatment? Unfortunately, there is not any proper treatment for the patients suffering from Myalgic Encyphelomyelitis (ME)/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). But do not get upset, some of the signs and indications can be well managed. For that, everybody has to cooperate in order to cure the patient and check which the major cause of disease is. Doctor can take help from patient’s friends, family members and the people they usually talk to. Accordingly, the doctor can prescribe the medicine or therapies relevant to patient’s history. One must think that it’s hard to deal these patients so take care of their feelings and act accordingly.
It is mostly thought that the problem only occurs in adults but children can also get affected by it. Researchers have estimated that 2 in 100 children are suffering from this disease and are most common in youngsters than older ones. Most common factors of diagnosis are:
- No lab test available
- Fatigue and tiredness
- Not looking like an ill person
- Not a continuous illness, reversion of events
- And vary from patient to patient with respect to severity
Care is the Cure!!!