What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome

The central Symptom to CFS is de-

Massage is indicated for CFS ex-


(CFS) is a collection of signs

bilitating fatigue. It may be ac-

cept during fever, and can be a

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and symptoms that indicate

companied by swollen nodes,

very helpful part of a treatment


an ongoing immune re-

slight fever, muscular and joint



sponse. The original stimu-

aches, headaches, excessive pain



lus of the response may be

after mild exercise, and non-



an identifiable pathogen, or

restorative sleep.



it may simply be a dysfunc-




tion of the immune System.




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