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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780446567497
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 09/26/2009
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 712,530
File size: 504 KB

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
1.Our Story Continues1
2.Symptoms19
3.Diagnosis38
4.Understanding Your Illness47
5.Treatments70
6.Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome105
7.Coping with Your Illness111
8.Overcoming Financial Hardship132
9.Advice for Family and Friends152
10.Questions and Answers: An Interview with Anthony Komaroff, M.D.164
11.A Doctor's Approach to Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome168
12.Research Perspectives177
Epilogue181
Acknowledgments184
Appendix AGregg Fisher's Doctor Talks to Yours187
Appendix BCFS Research: Questions, Challenges, and Obstacles211
Appendix CSummary of Current CFS Research From the National Institutes of Health217
Appendix DWhere to Go for Help224
Index231

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