Syndrome X is also known as the Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance or Pre-Diabetes. It can best be described as the chemical imbalance that makes your body store fat. This chemical imbalance also stops you burning fat. The key to weight loss is you must get your insulin working better which will get your insulin levels down. Only then can you burn fat.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and it primarily affects young adults and resembles a prolonged flu-like illness. By definition the symptoms must be present for at least six months before it can be labelled as chronic fatigue syndrome. It seems that about 2 to 4 in a thousand people may have CFS and approximately two thirds of people who get it, are women.