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Reducing Your Risk of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
There are no guidelines for preventing chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Research is under way for a better understanding of CFS and ways to prevent it. However, it is sensible to eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly.
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- Reviewer: Marcin Chwistek, MD
- Review Date: 12/2013
- Update Date: 01/15/2014