ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

16 Tips from 16 Years Sick

On-and-off fasting helps fight obesity, study finds

Fibromyalgia Fare Fit for All Seasons

New Study Shows Artificial Sweeteners Lead to Diabetes

Essential Oils — An Effective and Healthy Option to Treat Headaches

Higher vitamin D levels associated with less severe disease in NAFLD patients

Krill Oil: Make This Omega-3 Supplement Part of Your Health Regimen

How zinc helps fight esophageal cancer

Low vitamin D levels predict ED in diabetics

What Benefits Can You Get From High-Quality Whey Protein?

 
Print Page
Email Article

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): a literature review from a physiatric perspective

  [ 25 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Jain SS, DeLisa JA • www.ProHealth.com • March 6, 1998


To examine the literature on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS),
especially as it relates to cognitive deficits and exercise,
more than 200 articles related to CFS were selected from
computer-based research as well as pertinent articles noted in
the references of individual articles. All were relevant
articles on CFS, although articles in a foreign language were
excluded. CFS is a controversial diagnosis of exclusion, but
certain subgroups do appear to exist. It may represent
multiple diseases or multiple stages of the same disease.
Although cognitive deficits are commonly reported, the
measured impairments are relatively subtle and are in the area
of complex information processing speed, or efficiency.
Magnetic resonance imaging, single-photon emission computer
tomography, and neuroendocrine studies present preliminary
evidence suggestive of the cerebral involvement primarily in
the white matter. The weakness and fatigue may be the result
of alterations in the central nervous system, not in the
peripheral muscles. However, it is hard to separate the
documented weakness and endurance deficits from
deconditioning. Autonomic symptoms such as orthostatic
intolerance and a predisposition to neurally mediated syncope
may be explained by cardiovascular deconditioning, a postviral
idiopathic autonomic neuropathy, or both. The review points
out the need for more carefully designed studies of CFS that
focus on the relationship between neuropathology,
psychopathology and neuropsychologic functioning. The role of
exercise as a stimulus for exacerbation or in treatment needs
to be further studied using clear diagnostic criteria as well
as control groups that carefully match the activity level.




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid

Natural Remedies

Fight Inflammation and Promote Cognitive Health with High-OPC Grape Seed Fight Inflammation and Promote Cognitive Health with High-OPC Grape Seed
Physically and Mentally Exhausted? How to Restore Energy at Its Source Physically and Mentally Exhausted? How to Restore Energy at Its Source
Break Free From Fibromyalgia Break Free From Fibromyalgia
Safely Burn Away Body Fat Safely Burn Away Body Fat
Itching to Find Dry Skin Relief? Itching to Find Dry Skin Relief?

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map