Although it may not seem like it, according to Medical News Today, being fatigued and tired are really quite similar. That being said, there’s a difference between regular and chronic fatigue – regular fatigue goes away with rest and time but chronic fatigue does not. That doesn’t mean, however, that chronic fatigue is not reversible or that it can’t be managed.
Chronic fatigue is described as occurring when symptoms of exhaustion or lack of energy last for over six months and it is usually a symptom of something much bigger, according to Very Well Health. It can sometimes be a sign of an underlying, undetected health condition.
Chronic fatigue syndrome shouldn’t be confused with regular chronic fatigue as it is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that can’t be explained by any underlying medical condition. The best way to receive a proper diagnosis is by visiting a doctor or healthcare provider, but knowing the signs and symptoms could be useful.
Here are six signs that you might be suffering from chronic fatigue!