Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complex condition that is not yet fully understood in the medical world. Those suffering from it are prone to be extremely tired almost all the time, with no particular cause underlying their fatigue. The onset of Chronic Fatigue is also seemingly arbitrary, though women of the age group 40-50 years, who are leading a highly stressful life, are found to me more predisposed to this condition. Its treatment centred upon alleviation of symptoms and coping with it requires a deep awareness of the specificities of this disorder. Hence, here are some facts about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome that you need to know.

1. It is a very real, legitimate health disorder.

Many people with CFS feel that their condition is not taken very seriously, especially by people from a non-medical background. In fact, they are often met with arguments like “you’re just tired” or “it’s all in your head”, when actually, it is a rather serious condition that can impede routine activities in an individual’s life.