Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide to Symptoms, Treatments, and Solving the Practical Problems of CFS [NOOK Book]

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In this enlightening and compassionate guide, one of the foremost specialists in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome--himself a ten-year survivor of the disease--helps victims and their loved ones regain control of their lives. This updated edition includes new information about current medical treatments, related disorders, and strategies for living with the CFS.

In this enlightening and compassionate guide, one of the foremost specialists in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome--himself ...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide to Symptoms, Treatments, and Solving the Practical Problems of CFS

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Overview

In this enlightening and compassionate guide, one of the foremost specialists in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome--himself a ten-year survivor of the disease--helps victims and their loved ones regain control of their lives. This updated edition includes new information about current medical treatments, related disorders, and strategies for living with the CFS.

In this enlightening and compassionate guide, one of the foremost specialists in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome--himself a ten-year survivor of the disease--helps victims and their loved ones regain control of their lives. This updated edition includes new information about current medical treatments, related disorders, and strategies for living with the CFS. 256 pp. National media publicity. Author interviews. 25,000 print.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780446567497
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/26/2009
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 925,506
  • File size: 494 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface xiii
1. Our Story Continues 1
2. Symptoms 19
3. Diagnosis 38
4. Understanding Your Illness 47
5. Treatments 70
6. Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 105
7. Coping with Your Illness 111
8. Overcoming Financial Hardship 132
9. Advice for Family and Friends 152
10. Questions and Answers: An Interview with Anthony Komaroff, M.D. 164
11. A Doctor's Approach to Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 168
12. Research Perspectives 177
Epilogue 181
Acknowledgments 184
Appendix A Gregg Fisher's Doctor Talks to Yours 187
Appendix B CFS Research: Questions, Challenges, and Obstacles 211
Appendix C Summary of Current CFS Research From the National Institutes of Health 217
Appendix D Where to Go for Help 224
Index 231
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