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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in children population – current knowledge summary

Prylińska, Monika; Skierkowska, Natalia; Topka, Weronika; Kwiatkowska, Małgorzata

Prylińska Monika, Skierkowska Natalia, Topka Weronika, Kwiatkowska Małgorzata. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in children population – current knowledge summary. Journal of Education, Health and Sport. 2020;10(9):635‑643. eISSN 2391-8306. DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/JEHS.2020.10.09.076

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Received: 18.09.2020. Revised: 23.09.2020. Accepted: 24.09.2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in children population – current knowledge summary

 

Monika Prylińska1, Natalia Skierkowska2, Weronika Topka2, Małgorzata Kwiatkowska2

 

  1. Division of Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Department of Hygiene,  Epidemiology, Ergonomics and Postgraduate Education,  Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
  2. Faculty of Health Sciences, and the Department of Geriatrics Clinic, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland

 

ABSTRACT

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelits (CFS/ME) is a chronic disease with complex pathophysiology and unknown etiology. It occurs both in children and adolescents, as well as in adults, with equal frequency. The clinical course is characterized by progressive fatigue, a significant reduction in the body's efficiency, lack of relief despite rest, and numerous accompanying symptoms. Pathognomonic symptom for PE is the increase in fatigue after physical or mental exertion and the persistence of these symptoms for several hours or days. The basis for effective treatment is primarily non-pharmacological treatment, including determining the optimal balance between physical activity and rest, which is aimed at preventing post-workout fatigue. Pain, insomnia, IO, and other symptoms can be treated with medication. So far, little research has been done on the diagnosis and treatment of this disease in children. This publication aims to summarize the knowledge currently available on the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in children and adolescents.

 

Key words: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, fatigue, children.

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