Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment: A Treatment Guide

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment: A Treatment Guide

by Erica F. Verrillo, Lauren M. Gellman
     
 

Are you one of the millions who suffer from chronic fatigue syndroms? Finally some answers...

The CDC estimates that more than half a million Americans currently suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a disease that has defied researchers to discover a cause—or a cure. Authors Erica Verrillo and Lauren Gellman, both long-term CFS patients, have

Overview

Are you one of the millions who suffer from chronic fatigue syndroms? Finally some answers...

The CDC estimates that more than half a million Americans currently suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a disease that has defied researchers to discover a cause—or a cure. Authors Erica Verrillo and Lauren Gellman, both long-term CFS patients, have no assembled a one-of-a-kind sourcebook for both patients and clinicians.

This concise, easy-to-understand reference offers the latest medical knowledge, sound advice, and hope to anyone suffering from this disease. Combining a self-helop manual, the personal histories of CFS sufferers, and a symptom and treament dictionary, this comprehensive volume details every facetj of the illness and thoroughly discusses every treatment currently available. From diagnosis to symptoms, from traditional to alternative therapties to coping strategies, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Treatment Guide is on eof the only references on this disease written from the patient's perspective. Reading this book could be your single most important step to recovery.

Features:

More than one hundred effective treatments Details and up-to-date information on availability, costs, and administration of each treatment In-depth discussion of symptoms, cross-referenced with coping and treatment sections Extensive appendices covering resources, articles, videotapes, Internet sites, doctors, clinics, mail-order suppliers, and support groups.

Special coping tips for people with environmental sensitivities and dietary restrictions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312180669
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.01(d)

Meet the Author

Erica M. Verrillo was completing her doctorate before becoming ill with CFS in 1992.

Lauren M. Gellman was a vice president for a Fortune 500 Company before calling ill in 1987.

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