noun abbreviation. (= chronic fatigue syndrome) SFC m ⧫ síndrome m de fatiga crónica.
What did CFS stand for?
CFS stands for Container Freight Station and refers to a warehouse where cargo that belongs to various exporters or importers is consolidated or deconsolidated before being exported or imported.
What is CFS called now?
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a serious, long-term illness that affects many body systems. Another name for it is myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). CFS can often make you unable to do your usual activities. Sometimes you may not even be able to get out of bed.
Is CFS a mental illness?
This controversial illness is sometimes presented as a psychosomatic disorder that requires psychological treatment. However, there is no compelling evidence that ME/CFS is a mental health condition and increasing evidence shows it is a biological disease with a range of complex symptoms.
What does CFS mean in police terms?
It’s known as calls for service, and it’s precise, fast, and less prone to manipulation. CFS is a database of every incident a police department responds to in a given year, typically containing both 911 calls and police-initiated events.
Is CFS a disability?
In this leaflet we examine illness severity, explain how Myalgic Encephalopathy/ Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is officially recognised as a disability, and provide a useful disability rating scale.
What does CFS feel like?
People with ME/CFS often describe this experience as a “crash,” “relapse,” or “collapse.” During PEM, any ME/CFS symptoms may get worse or first appear, including difficulty thinking, problems sleeping, sore throat, headaches, feeling dizzy, or severe tiredness.
Does me CFS get worse over time?
Most people with CFS will improve over time, especially with treatment, although some people do not make a full recovery. It’s also likely there will be periods when your symptoms get better or worse. Children and young people with CFS/ME are more likely to recover fully.
Does CFS shorten your life?
However, few studies have examined whether ME and CFS increases the risk of mortality in patients, and the studies that have reported conflicting results. Smith et al. found that individuals with CFS were not at an increased risk of all-cause mortality or suicide.
What triggers CFS?
The cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is unknown, although there are many theories — ranging from viral infections to psychological stress. Some experts believe chronic fatigue syndrome might be triggered by a combination of factors. There’s no single test to confirm a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome.
Do people fake CFS?
In its final report, “Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness,” the panel concluded that CFS is, indeed, a “real” condition. (“Myalgic encephalomyelitis” means muscle pain or fatigue caused by inflammation in the brain and spinal cord.)