Prognosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The prognosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is quite positive, as most of the patients suffering from this condition show a complete recovery within a period of 6 months to a year and do not experience a relapse. By getting timely and appropriate treatment, you go back to your normal lifestyle and revert to just the way you were before the development of this condition.

Many health experts claim that you can recover from CFS in a faster and better way, if you receive extensive rehabilitation.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not a life-threatening condition, which is why many patients do not get it treated. As a result, there are serious limitations on their professional, social, personal and academic lives. The have been a few reports of people who have resorted to the use of medication, drugs and other stimulants, just to get a bit more energy, so that they can participate in certain activities. Over a period of time, this practice could lead to substance abuse, which is very harmful. Moreover, leaving CFS unchecked is dangerous as it could lead to depression - a serious health complication.

Therefore, even the mildest cases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome should be checked and treated by a health care provider. 
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