This isn’t the kind of tired you can get over by spending a weekend sleeping or even going on a full week’s vacation on the beach. It’s a deep muscle, debilitating kind of tired that makes it feel impossible to even get out of bed some days.
The kind of lethargic, extreme fatigue that leaves you exhausted to your very core might be caused by what is known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex syndrome that causes extreme fatigue and exhaustion. Most people also experience muscular pain, disturbed sleep patterns, joint pains, headaches or poor concentration.
Unfortunately, chronic fatigue syndrome is diagnosed only by ruling out every other known possibility. So, when does feeling tired all the time cross over the line of being explained by feeling over-worked, over-stressed, and close to burnout? Here are some symptoms!