Preventing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Reducing Your Risk
There are no guidelines for preventing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Research is under way for a better understanding of CFS and ways to prevent it. However, it is sensible to eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly. Moreover, try to avoid the use of the following drugs since they are known to cause fatigue:
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