10 patient evaluations for Rest taken for the purpose of 'fatigue'

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Oct 26, 2010 (Started Jul 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 45 min Daily

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Oct 25, 2010 (Started Aug 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Family has a difficult time with me needing so much rest.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 10, 2010 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain throughout body)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Everyone needs to rest now and then but people with CFS, MS or FM NEED rest more in order to function.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: do not need wheelchair anymore at this time.

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Mar 27, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: When Haley and Hana are both asleep, I take a nap. The nap can last 30 min up to 3 hours. This depends on how much the girls allow. The nap is absolutely essential. Without it, I wouldn't be able to get half of what I get done, done. Highly recommend a nap during the day if you aren't getting good sleep at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: With two kids , one is a vibrant two year old and the other is a 6 mo old, any kind of rest is a life saver.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 28, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 25, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 14, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 11, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

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Mar 9, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily

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Mar 1, 2009 (Started Sep 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty completing activities, interferes with socializing, ADL's, all aspects of daily life.)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 9 hr Daily
Side effects: difficulty completing activities, interferes with socializing, ADL's, all aspects of daily life.

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Jan 18, 2009 (Started Feb 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 240 min All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I don't opt for the nap - it just happens. awake/asleep all day and night. I haven't slept an entire night for years. what I would give for that.
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

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Dec 18, 2008 (Started Dec 30, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Dec 8, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are fatigued REST, you will pay for it if you don't. Planning activities, and their attendant rest periods is vital.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 2, 1997 (Started Jan 02, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: This is fine and wonderful, IF you have the time for it. I worked up until August, 2009 and couldn't take time for breaks to take a rest. I was working at least 40 hrs a week and I've had insomnia since I was a pre-teen. So there was NEVER enough restful sleep and still don't get that, no matter how much I rest.

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