Chronic Fatigue Syndrome During Pregnancy

1064 WordsDec 4, 20155 Pages
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome During Pregnancy What is a chronic Fatigue Syndrome? CFS or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis- ME and as Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome -CFIDS) as the name express, chronic means long term and fatigue means tiredness, is characterized by extreme tiredness that will not pass off by taking rest. What are the symptoms of CFS? The symptoms of CFS vary from person to person. The most common symptom is tiredness, which is very severe that it will affect your daily life activities. Other symptoms are: 1. Muscle pain 2. Frequent head ache 3. Frequent sore throat 4. Sleep disorders 5. Experiencing extreme tiredness for more than 24 hour, after some physical or mental activities. 6. Un refreshing sleep 7. Enlarged lymph nodes in armpit and neck 8. Joint pain without redness or swelling 9. Lack of concentration What are the causes of CFS during pregnancy? The reasons for CFS during pregnancy is still unknown. This can be happened at any time of your pregnancy even if you don’t have a history. Studies shows there are some factors which can lead to CFS like: 1. Virus infection: Most of the symptoms of CFS resemble the symptoms of a viral infection. It is also seen that some people develop CFS suddenly after a viral illness. So the researchers think that viral infection might play a role in triggering CFS. 2. Immune system problem: Over reacting or under
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