March 2009 Archives

Chronic fatigue syndrome, sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis, is a complicated disorder characterized by debilitating fatigue that does not improve with bed rest and may worsen with physical or mental activity. Often there are additional nonspecific symptoms such as; a sore throat, headache, tender muscles, joint pain, difficulty thinking and loss of short-term memory.

Do I Have Chronic Fatigue?

Today, more and more medical scientists and doctors are talking about one thing, 'chronic fatigue' or 'chronic fatigue syndrome(cfs)'. Maybe you listen to it first time, or maybe you have heard it before,but it is very important is that 'chronic fatigue ' is not a real disease, sometimes it worse than any disease! Don't believe it?

Susanne asked me, "How can I reduce fatigue and stop feeling tired all the time?" I quickly shared several tips that Susanne implemented. Later she returned and said, she had much more energy.

What are a few ideas I shared with her on how to reduce tiredness and exhaustion?


You believe you have got Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)? You have been feeling very ill for 6 months or more and want to know why, so you can get on the road to recovery. Part 1 of this series gave you an overview of the symptoms of CFS and what it is like to have the condition. This article describes how common CFS is, yet how little understood, and the implications for obtaining an accurate diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome. The article also outlines how CFS is diagnosed.

You think you have got chronic fatigue syndrome(CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)? If so, you're likely to be feeling very ill with a condition that you know little about. You may also be feeling scared and alone.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Chronic fatigue syndrome is defined as unexplained, persistent fatigue which lasts for six months or more, and exhibits at least four of the eight primary signs and symptoms. These include loss of memory or concentration, sore throat, painful and enlarged lymph nodes, muscle pain, migratory joint pain without swelling or redness, headache, sleep disturbance, and extreme exhaustion lasting more than 24 hours after physical or mental exercise. This condition is believed to be due to several causes like a compromised immune system, disturbed hormones, chronic inflammation of the nervous system or a virus infection. People in their 40s and 50s are most affected, with women more likely to be affected than men.

Treatment For Chronic Fatigue Symptoms - Sunshine

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a complex illness, therefore the treatment options can also be complex. However, one treatment benefits us all - sunshine. When my wife recently visited her wellness/nutrition doctor, he told her to make sure she got at least 5-20 minutes of early morning sunlight. It could be as simple as standing outside the front door as the kids go off to school or watching the birds in the feeders in the backyard. Whatever the method, try to do this on a daily basis.

MS and Fatigue - Learn How to Pace Yourself

Unfortunately MS and fatigue are two words that go very well together and for many MS patients, fatigue is what grinds them down on a daily basis. The important thing to learn is how to lessen the effects of MS fatigue and try to change your lifestyle in order to try to avoid bringing it on.

Back Pain and Fatigue - What is the Connection?

Have you ever noticed that you always somehow happen to experience back pain and fatigue at the same time? Of course, there are times when you might be experiencing both symptoms only because you stretched your own energy limits a bit much and over-exhausted yourself. But if you have been experiencing these symptoms for too long a period of time, then you should know that both fatigue and back pain are indeed connected with each other. Either of them can start off the vicious cycle, causing the other. So how are these two factors actually connected and what do you do about it? Read on to know more....

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