May 12 is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) International Awareness Day. Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, is a long-term illness that causes extreme fatigue, brain fog, dizziness, chronic pain, and other symptoms.
Many people with CFS/ME struggle to do everyday activities, like going to work or school. Some people with severe CFS/ME are not able to leave home or even get out of bed.
Yet despite how debilitating chronic fatigue syndrome can be, doctors don’t know much about it, and treatment options are limited.Read more on themighty.com