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Can you exercise if you have chronic fatigue syndrome?

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It’s important to keep moving, such as with regular walking. It will keep you active and strong. Just remember to pace yourself: pushing too hard can cause you to feel worse.

S  and strengthening exercises using only your own body weight also can help. Shoot for one minute of activity followed by 3 minutes of rest. Break exercise into several brief sessions a day. tretching

SOURCES:

CDC: “Chronic fatigue syndrome.”

The Association of UK Dietitians: “Food Fact Sheet: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.”

National Health Service (U.K.): “Chronic fatigue syndrome.”

Disability.gov: “Accommodation ideas for employees with chronic fatigue syndrome.”

Social Security Administration: “Providing Medical Evidence to The Social Security Administration for Individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Fact Sheet.”

Office on Women’s Health: “An Interview with a Woman Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Lindsey McGrath.”

CDC: “Depression.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 15, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: “Chronic fatigue syndrome.”

The Association of UK Dietitians: “Food Fact Sheet: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.”

National Health Service (U.K.): “Chronic fatigue syndrome.”

Disability.gov: “Accommodation ideas for employees with chronic fatigue syndrome.”

Social Security Administration: “Providing Medical Evidence to The Social Security Administration for Individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Fact Sheet.”

Office on Women’s Health: “An Interview with a Woman Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Lindsey McGrath.”

CDC: “Depression.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 15, 2018

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