Information on the cause of depression when you suffer from ME/CFS or FMS.
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Depression can be a ME/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome symptom and can also be a symptom of Fibromyalgia.
There are many factors that can cause depression when you suffer from ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia. And if you experience depression as a ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia sufferer, there will probably be more than one cause of your depression.
Causes Of Depression When You Have ME/CFS
ME/CFS affects your neurological system, which alters your brain chemistry. As a result, this illness can affect your emotions.
ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia also drastically change your lifestyle. For example, you are likely to find that you have to adjust psychologically to living with a chronic illness. In addition, because you might change both emotionally and physically (in your abilities), you may find that the people around you react negatively to this change.
You may become housebound or bedridden and become extremely lonely. You may face medical scepticism or disbelief from your friends and family. You may lose your job, be denied state benefits and end up in financial hardship...
All of these can be potential causes of depression when you suffer from ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia. This section discusses some of the contributing factors of depression as a symptom of ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia, and suggests ways in which you can address them.
First, lets talk about how your depression can be caused, at least in part, by your change in lifestyle…
Next, how the impact of ME/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on your lifestyle can contribute to depression...
Category: cause of depression when you have ME/CFS ; contributing factors