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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome vs Fibromyalgia: Understanding the Connection

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome vs Fibromyalgia: Understanding the Connection An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from the pain and exhaustion of fibromyalgia. Whereas only 1.7 million struggle with chronic fatigue syndrome. But the reality is that these two diseases are so similar, with many overlapping characteristics. So can these numbers not be combined to represent a large portion of Americans who suffer from some form of chronic pain and fatigue? Perhaps so. Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are so intertwined they are often misdiagnosed as each other. The term fibromyalgia fatigue has even been coined as an expression of the same disorder that causes CFS. Read More »