ME/CFS: A new name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), a condition of severe, chronic tiredness, is a well-known term in the medical world and affects between one and four million people in the United States. However, since it was coined in 1988, considerable┬ácontroversy┬áhas arisen over the term CFS. Many patients, advocacy groups, and experts believe the name trivializes the condition…