Sedimentation Rate Topic Guide
Sedimentation Rate: Sedimentation rate (erythrocyte sedimentation, sed rate, ERS) is a common blood test used to detect and monitor inflammation in the body. Health care practitioners use the sedimentation rate to help evaluate and determine if inflammation is present in the patient.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can also be called "systemic exertion intolerance disease," and it has no known cause. The condition is characterized by severe lethargy for more than a day after exercise or exertion. Sufferers may have a sore throat, tender lymph nodes, short-term memory problems, and grogginess even after sleeping, among other symptoms.
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