Take the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Quiz
We all get tired. Many of us have felt depressed at times. But the mystery known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is not like the normal ups and downs we experience in everyday life.
3. Which of these is not a typical symptom of CFS?
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Typical symptoms include muscle and joint aches, fatigue, and weakness. Other possible symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, chest pain, dizziness, dry eyes or mouth, jaw pain, morning stiffness, night sweats, short-term memory loss, mental problems such as panic attacks, shortness of breath, skin sensations, tingling sensations, and weight loss. CFS symptoms either hang on or often come and go for more than 6 months. For most people, CFS symptoms reach a plateau early in the course of illness. After that, they wax and wane, and may go away gradually over time.
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