Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Observing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Classroom
Faculty might observe the following in students with chronic fatigue syndrome:
- May seem inattentive
- Might be absent more often because of susceptability to infection or viruses
- May appear to be fatigued
- CDC Information on Chronic Fatigue
- Mayo Clinic: Information on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- The CFIDS Association of America
Related Functional Characteristics
Fatigue (Physical) : Students with CFS experience long-term, ongoing physical fatigue. Students with CFS may have headaches, muscle pain, sore throat, poor quality sleep, or experience exhaustion after physical or mental activity.
Pain Management : Students with chronic fatigue syndrome may experience headaches, tender lymph nodes, or muscle or joint aches.
Susceptibility to Infection : Blood infections have been found to be common in those who experience chronic fatigue.
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