Do Not Do Recommendation

 
There is insufficient evidence that complementary therapies are effective treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and therefore their use is not recommended. However, some people with CFS/ME choose to use some of these therapies for symptom control, and find them helpful.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
There is insufficient evidence that complementary therapies are effective treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and therefore their use is not recommended. However, some people with CFS/ME choose to use some of these therapies for symptom control, and find them helpful.
Interventions:
complementary therapies

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Chronic fatigue syndrome/Myalgic encephalomyelitis (CG53)
Published date:
August 2007
Paragraph number:
1.4.7.1
Page number:
24

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