Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms

The main Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms are extreme fatigue, brain fog, gastro-intestinal problems, headaches, frequent sore throats, sleep problems, abnormal temperature and general pain. The following Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms are also common amongst sufferers:

  • Flu-Like Symptoms:
    Pain in joints and muscles, sore throat and headaches.


  • Cognitive Problems:
    Poor concentration, brain fog and poor short-term memory. Inability to understand or retrain what is read.


  • Sleep Disorders:
    Disturbed sleep patterns leading to unrefreshing sleep.


  • Lymphatic Dysfunction:
    Tender lymph nodes in neck, armpits and groin. Chills and night sweats.


  • Post-exertional Malaise:
    Extreme fatigue after physical activity lasting 24 hours or more.


  • Sensitivity and Allergies:
    Sensitivity to light, noise, heat/cold, odours, chemicals and medications. Wheat and gluten Intolerance. Intolerance to alcohol.


  • Psychological Problems:
    Irritability, anxiety, panic attacks and personality changes. Depression and mood swings often result from the debilitating effects of the condition.


  • Gatro-intestinal Problems:
    Irritable bowel, candida, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, constipation and intestinal gas.


  • Other Symptoms:
    Shortness of breath, dizziness and balance problems. Coldness in the hands and feet. Tingling and/or burning sensations in the face or extremities. Dryness of the mouth and eyes. Menstrual problems including PMS and endometriosis; chest pains; rashes; ringing in the ears (tinnitus), light-headedness; fainting; muscle twitching and seizures.
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