Chronic Fatigue syndrome

akram saqib By akram saqib, 11th Aug 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/3vv3qwme/
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The educationalists, medical profession, employers, politicians and the entire society at large are the main source to create awareness among the masses about the CFS (Chronic fatigue syndrome).

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The educationalists, medical profession, employers, politicians and the entire society at large are the main source to create awareness among the masses about the CFS (Chronic fatigue syndrome). 12th of May is selected because it the day when Florence Nightingale, the British nurse was born. She suffered from the same disease or syndrome and passed her later life on lying on the bed. In spite of CFS she established the first school of nursing in the world. On one hand the birth date of Florence Nightingale is celebrated and on the other hand her disease is highlighted for the awareness among the common people. There are a few people who know the disease and its severity. Many do not know even the basic symptoms of the diseases. There are a big number of people who do not know even the name of CFS or its meanings. The day is celebrated to salute the great sacrifice, courage and determination of the great lady who ignored her illness and worked for the humanity. CFS is sometimes called chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome CFIDS and sometimes myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). It spares not everybody men, women and children of all ages and all sexes are prey to this obnoxious ailment. ‘According to the International Definition (1994) CFS is termed as unexplained severe fatigue prevailing for over six months that is not actually alleviated by rest’’.Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) endangering the lives of almost 1-4 million people in the United States and almost 200,000 individuals in Canada. It (ME/CFS) brings losses of $25,000 a year. US economy suffers due to this ailment and losses are estimated 19-25 billion dollars each year. Read more in Conditions and Diseases « Beautiful Eyes-free Strategy and The Black Circle Seven Health Conditions That Have Been Fatal If Ignored » Its occurrence, disabling factor, financial effect and chronic nature make it one of the most burdensome conditions of this time. The bad luck of humanity is that it has no proper treatment so far. There is no certain treatment for CFS. Yet physicians manage a great variety of drugs, change therapies, food supplements and coping strategies to lessen the symptoms of CFS. The year 2012, is the 20th year for an International May 12th Awareness Day. The aim of this day is to create awareness among the masses about the fatal effects of this disease.

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Chronic, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Chronic Suffering

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