Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Imagine being tired all the time. Like really tired, all the time. Exercise probably seems like the last thing you would want to do, but for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), exercise is one of few therapies known to help. What is chronic fatigue syndrome and does exercise help? Persistent fatigue unrelieved by rest, cognitive difficulties, mood and sleep disturbances, pain, and prolonged worsening of all these symptoms lasting hours to days (i.e. a ‘crash’ or ‘bust’) after undertaking activities that were previously done with ease. These are just some of the issues that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) deal...