In her autobiography, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" Lena Dunham mentions Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as one of her top ten health concerns. Although not diagnosed with ME or CFS, she writes that she is worried she may developed the illness.
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“I think a lot about chronic fatigue syndrome. It’s symptoms sound awful, like a flu that will never ever end, that drains you and makes you an exhausting burden on your family and friends until you finally are just an idea of a person” by Lena Dunham, 2014
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chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.