CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
CFS subtype 6 (postexertional): Introduction
CFS subtype 6 (postexertional): Chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic condition which is characterized by symptoms such as severe persistent fatigue, depression, weakness, muscle pain and lack of energy. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of specific tests for the condition. There is no known cause but it appears to be associated with a previous infection in some cases. CFS subtype 6 tends to be dominated by excessive fatigue following exertion.
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causes, and treatments of CFS subtype 6 (postexertional) is available below.
Symptoms of CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
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Treatments for CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
- There is no cure but various symptomatic measures can be used e.g. avoid physical or emotional stress, antidepressants, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, anti-anxiety medications and stimulants. Other therapies which may assist some patients includes cognitive behavioural therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic therapy, cranial-sacral techniques, hypnosis, massage therapy and stretching exercise programs
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Causes of CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
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CFS subtype 6 (postexertional): Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different severities.
Diseases...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown
sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is often...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes....read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see ...read more »
Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms
that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms of...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often...read more »
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CFS subtype 6 (postexertional): Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Lung Health Specialists (Pulmonologist):
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Hospitals & Clinics: CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
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CFS subtype 6 (postexertional): Rare Types
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Prognosis for CFS subtype 6 (postexertional)
Prognosis for CFS subtype 6 (postexertional):
Most patients suffer periods of reduced severity of symptoms before they finally recover. Recovery can occur within a year or may take decades but many cases resolve after about five years if appropriate treatment measures are utilised.
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