Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Joanne P. Shelby-Klein BSN RN Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and affects 836,000 to 2.5 Million Americans (Institute of Medicine report) or about 2.8% of adults. These numbers may actually be higher because between 84-91% of the cases go unreported or undiagnosed. It is more common in women than men with the average age of diagnosis of 33 years of age. A minimum of 25% of people who have CFS are [...]