Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can be a challenge for just about anyone, considering all the restrictions that are put on their lives and their day-to-day activities. Moreover, the overall experience of dealing with this condition may vary from one person to the other.

However, most people claim that the symptoms of the condition are the worst in the beginning and then gradually get better. Nevertheless, as a patient, you may want to let your family, friends, relatives and co-workers know about your condition, so that they realize why you aren’t as active as they expect you to be. It is also a good idea to seek assistance from them and set up a support system.

Given below are a few more tips that may help make living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a bit easier:

  • Do not push yourself on those days where you feel more tired than usual
  • Try to balance your time between sleep, rest and activity
  • Create a manageable schedule to deal with bigger tasks
Apart from your doctor, you may be able to get a lot of help and motivation from support groups that help patients to live with this condition. 
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