The cause of Chronic fatigue syndrome is unknown.
2 August 2012 Last updated at 02:57
Exercise and behavioural therapies are the most cost-effective and successful ways to treat Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as ME, an analysis shows.
A study of 640 patients showed these treatments had the potential to save the economy millions of pounds if they were widely adopted.
The findings were published in the journal PLoS ONE.
However, another treatment favoured by patients’ groups was shown to offer little value.
Nobody knows what causes the condition, yet a quarter of a million people in the UK are thought to have it. (more…)