Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (cont.)
Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.
Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP
Dr. Balentine received his undergraduate degree from McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. He attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating in1983. He completed his internship at St. Joseph's Hospital in Philadelphia and his Emergency Medicine residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx, where he served as chief resident.
In this Article
- Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) facts
- What is chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)?
- What causes chronic fatigue syndrome?
- What are risk factors for chronic fatigue syndrome?
- What are the symptoms and signs of chronic fatigue syndrome?
- What are chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms in men?
- What are chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms in women?
- How is chronic fatigue syndrome diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome?
- Is there a cure for chronic fatigue syndrome?
- What is the prognosis (outcome) for chronic fatigue syndrome?
- Can chronic fatigue syndrome be prevented?
- Where can people find additional information about chronic fatigue syndrome?
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome FAQs
- Find a local Rheumatologist in your town
Where can people find additional information about chronic fatigue syndrome?
The following is a list of agencies and groups where people may obtain more detailed information about chronic fatigue syndrome and how individuals cope with the disease:
CFIDS Association of America: http://www.cfids.org/about-cfids/default.asp
CDC Treatment and Management Options:
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Community on WebMD:
Cunha, Burke A. "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome." Medscape.com. Oct. 19, 2009. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/235980-overview>.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome." Oct. 15, 2010. <http://www.cdc.gov/cfs/general/causes/index.html>.
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