Day: November 6, 2017

Chronic Pain Syndrome (CPS)

    Chronic pain syndrome (CPS) is a common problem that presents a major challenge to health-care providers because of its complex natural history, unclear etiology, and poor response to therapy. CPS is a poorly defined condition. What is considered chronic pain? Chronic pain is often defined as any pain lasting more than 12 weeks. Whereas acute pain is a normal sensation that …

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating disorder characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that doesn’t go away with rest and can’t be explained by an underlying medical condition. CFS can also be referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID). The cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is unknown, although there are many theories — ranging from viral infections to …

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