More Evidence for What I Know Is True

First: Fibromyal­gia and Chron­ic Fatigue Syn­drome are pret­ty much the same things. Which diag­no­sis an indi­vid­ual gets depends on the doc­tor she sees and whether she com­plains more about the pain or the fatigue. I’ve been diag­nosed with both, but con­sid­er it one DX.

I real­ly annoy the fam­i­ly at times, because if some­one tries to give me ver­bal direc­tions to a place, give me a list of things, etc. I can­not make any sense of it or retain the infor­ma­tion with­out writ­ing it down.

That was­n’t always the case. I get real­ly frus­trat­ed with myself over it.

I’m not the only per­son with this prob­lem, though.
Objec­tive Evi­dence of Cog­ni­tive Com­plaints in Chron­ic Fatigue Syndrome

Find­ings showed that indi­vid­u­als with CFS are able to process chal­leng­ing audi­to­ry infor­ma­tion as accu­rate­ly as Con­trols but uti­lize more exten­sive regions of the net­work asso­ci­at­ed with the ver­bal WM sys­tem. Indi­vid­u­als with CFS appear to have to exert greater effort to process audi­to­ry infor­ma­tion as effec­tive­ly as demo­graph­i­cal­ly sim­i­lar healthy adults

It’s still frus­trat­ing, but at least I know it’s a symp­tom of the dis­ease rather than me get­ting dumb­er as I age.

Cyn is a proud Mommy & Mémé, professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
Posts created 4241

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top