Systemic disease due to exercise intolerance or chronic fatigue syndrome

Systemic exercise intolerance disease (SEID) is a chronic and complex disease characterized by intolerance to physical and/or mental exertion. SEID is a syndrome that manifests with symptoms such as fatigue, muscle and joint pain, cognitive dysfunction, and sleep disturbances. The diagnosis, phenotypes and treatment of SEID are detailed below:


The diagnosis of SEID is made by exclusion, since there are no specific tests that detect it. Diagnosis is based on the patient's symptoms and the exclusion of other causes of fatigue and chronic pain, such as depression, anxiety, and autoimmune diseases. The doctor may use a series of laboratory tests, such as blood tests, to rule out other diseases.


Treatment of SEID focuses on relieving symptoms and improving the patient's quality of life. There is no cure for SEID, but different strategies can be used to relieve symptoms, including cognitive behavioral therapy, physical therapy, muscle-strengthening exercises and stretching, medications to relieve pain and fatigue, and style modification. life and stress reduction. Treatment will be tailored to the individual needs of each patient and may require a multidisciplinary approach to achieve effective results.