Chronic fatigue syndrome
Think about the most exhausted you've ever been. Now imagine feeling that way all day every day, for weeks or months at a time, as you wave goodbye to your social life and your ability to work or function. You may not even be able to get out of bed. And here’s the fun part: there's no test to diagnose you! That's chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Medical researchers also call it myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)—a real mouthful. Fatigue is a symptom of just about every illness out there, but CFS is a diagnosis all on its own. It can cause problems with thinking and concentrating, memory loss, muscle and joint pain, headaches, depression, and a feeling of overall weakness. Plus, your symptoms may get worse after any physical or mental activities (that’s called PEM—post exertional malaise). Besides the lack of a diagnostic test, there's no one underlying cause of CFS, other illnesses have similar symptoms, and there’s no magic bullet to treat it (we know, incredibly frustrating!). Because people often experience a flu-like illness before the onset of CFS, experts suspect a viral connection (especially with the Epstein-Barr virus), but the evidence has been inconclusive so far. What preliminary research does show is that genetics may play a role—some people are born with a predisposition that can be triggered by things like viral infections, immune problems, or hormonal imbalances—and that CFS has similarities to fibromyalgia and links to metabolic syndrome. What helps? You should start by paying close attention to your symptoms and working with your practitioner to come up with a management plan. Don’t fall victim to the “push and crash” phenom: you feel better, do too much, and then feel worse again. Cognitive behavioral therapy (and to a lesser extent, relaxation therapy) can improve symptoms in the long-term. Gentle yoga, massage, heat, toning exercises, and acupuncture can ease pain, while a type of activity management called pacing can help you learn to balance rest and activity to reduce fatigue and PEM. Taking supplements like carnitine, CoQ10, or magnesium might also make you feel better, but the research is limited. It’s also super important to get enough sleep, but people with CFS often say sleep can be surprisingly hard to come by. If this describes you, melatonin and valerian might help you get the zzzs you really, really need. If you are feeling depressed, you may benefit from an antidepressant, but they sometimes worsen other CFS symptoms and have side effects. Try deep breathing, massage, and movement therapies like tai chi to help create a sense of well-being. Finally, even when the going’s tough and you’re exhausted beyond belief, don’t forget to reach out to your WanaFam for support. It can be easy to isolate yourself, but don’t lose sight of the fact that there are people who get you, and who are rooting for you.
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I was just diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome I can sleep 12 hours get up with a struggle still tired. the fatigue is debilitating. anyone have any medicine or any idea what helps with this fatigue?
Does anyone struggle with chronic fatigue syndrome? Ive never been diagnosed but there has to be a reason why i never have energy no matter how much sleep i get. I dont know what to do.
Anyone here with any or all of these problems :( POTS,CFS,PANIC DISORDER) and feels like they are constantly on a boat. It’s the worst when I’m sitting still or laying in bed. It’s sorta like vertigo, sorta just feeling like your moving when your not? It’s different then full on vertigo. Has anyone had similar symptoms? What helped?
in remission with CFS but constantly scared of being bedridden again. I had a good cry about it just now. I wouldn’t wish CFS/me on anyone
I have been to neurologist, cardiologist, Endocrinologist and had several scans and blood work to try and dx my illnesses. I was told CFS and fibromyalgia also dysuonomia. A second opinion said I don't. My symptoms al still very much present, but now I don't know where else or what else to check. Any other ideas or suggestions? Any other specialist I haven't thought of yet? I have also been to a functional medicine doctor. Any ideas or help appreciated.
Hey, I’m Katie and new here. 😊 I’m 26 and have ME/CFS, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, Sjögren’s, dysautonomia, and HEDS. My biggest struggle is by far my chronic fatigue syndrome, which I’ve been dealing with for the past 10 years. Would love to meet other people on here that can relate to any of the aforementioned. 💗
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Medical Medium Thyroid Healing: The Truth behind Hashimoto's, Graves', Insomnia, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodules & Epstein-Barr
If you’re an avid reader of health books and articles and you think you’re aware of the latest thyroid health information, you’re going to be more than surprised—maybe even shocked—at how much more there is to know. Thyroid Healing is like nothing you have read or heard, and it will bring you true comprehension of the undiscovered inner mechanics of our thyroids for the first time ever.Experience the epic truth about your thyroid from the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Medical Medium series!The thyroid is the new hot topic in health. Across age groups, from baby boomers and their parents to millennials and even children, more and more people—women especially—are hearing that their thyroids are to blame for their fatigue, weight gain, brain fog, memory issues, aches and pains, tingles and numbness, insomnia, hair loss, hot flashes, sensitivity to cold, constipation, bloating, anxiety, depression, heart palpitations, loss of libido, restless legs, and more. Everyone wants to know how to free themselves from the thyroid trap.As the thyroid has gotten more and more attention, though, these symptoms haven’t gone away—people aren’t healing. Labeling someone with "Hashimoto’s," "hypothyroidism," or the like doesn’t explain the myriad health issues that person may experience. That’s because there’s a pivotal truth that goes by unnoticed: A thyroid problem is not the ultimate reason for a person’s illness. A problematic thyroid is yet one more symptom of something much larger than this one small gland in the neck. It’s something much more pervasive in the body, something invasive, that’s responsible for the laundry list of symptoms and conditions attributed to thyroid disease.In Medical Medium Thyroid Healing, Anthony William, the Medical Medium, reveals an entirely new take on the epidemic of thyroid illness. Empowering readers to become their own thyroid experts, he explains in detail what the source problem really is, including what’s going on with inflammation, autoimmune disease, and dozens more symptoms and conditions, then offers a life-changing toolkit and many new recipes to rescue the thyroid and bring readers back to health and vitality. It’s an approach unlike any other, and as his millions of fans and followers will tell you, it’s the approach that gets results.MORE on BOOK 3 of the MEDICAL MEDIUM SERIES:If you’ve struggled with any chronic health issue, you’re not alone—you are one among millions confronting the mysterious symptoms that medical communities have begun to connect with thyroid illness. Like so many, you want the greater truth about the thyroid.We’ve already waited 100-plus years for real insights from medical communities into thyroid problems, and they haven’t come. Even the most recent expert opinions don’t yet have a handle on what’s really behind your suffering. Hashimoto’s is not the body attacking itself. There’s more to thyroid cancer than we’re being told. You’re not hopeless if you don’t have a thyroid anymore. Thyroid illness should not be blamed on your genes. Today’s thyroid diagnoses do not explain your years of suffering with mystery symptoms.You shouldn’t have to wait another 10, 20, 30, or more years for scientific research to find the real answers. If you’re stuck in bed, dragging through your days, or feeling lost about your health, you shouldn’t have to go through one more day of it, let alone another decade. You shouldn’t have to watch your children go through it, either.The meaning behind today’s widespread thyroid illness is so much bigger than anyone has yet discovered—what you’re about to read is unlike any information you’ve ever seen. It’s time for you to take control and become a true thyroid expert. Discover the real reasons and the healing path for dozens of symptoms and conditions, including: •ACHES AND PAINS •ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION •AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE •BRAIN FOG AND FOCUS •CANCER •EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS •PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS •FATIGUE •MONONUCLEOSIS •FIBROMYALGIA AND CFS •HAIR THINNING AND LOSS •HASHIMOTO’S THYROIDITIS •HEADACHES AND MIGRAINES •HEART PALPITATIONS •VERTIGO •HYPERTHYROIDISM •HYPOTHYROIDISM •MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS •MYSTERY WEIGHT GAIN •SLEEP DISORDERS •TINGLES AND NUMBNESS"Since reading Medical Medium Thyroid Healing, I have expanded my approach and treatments of thyroid disease and am seeing enormous value for patients. The results are rewarding and gratifying."— from the foreword by Prudence Hall, M.D., founder and medical director of The Hall Center
From Fatigued to Fantastic
The original, bestselling guide to treating chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia-now completely revised and updated. For the more than twenty-five million Americans who suffer from chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and other fatigue-related illnesses, there is only one bestselling guide-From Fatigued to Fantastic. This new, completely updated third edition incorporates the latest advances in science and technology to help alleviate the baffling, often dismissed symptoms associated with severe, almost unrelenting fatigue. Dr. Teitelbaum's integrated treatment program is based on the clinically proven results of his landmark study and on his more than thirty years of experience in working with patients to overcome their illnesses. Using the most current information, Dr. Teitelbaum helps his readers evaluate their symptoms and develop an individualized program to eliminate them. Specific guidelines for diagnosis and care are clearly and concisely presented, along with supporting scientific studies and treatment recommendations that include the latest and best strategies for using prescription and over-the-counter medications, nutritional supplements, alternative therapies, and/or dietary and lifestyle modifications. In addition to providing cutting-edge research, up-to-date scientific information, and practical advice, Dr. Teitelbaum offers the compassionate understanding of one who has himself battled and overcome these disorders.
Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness: How to Stay Sane and Live One Step Ahead of Your Symptoms
Do you live with a chronic, debilitating, yet invisible condition? You may feel isolated, out of step, judged, lonely, or misunderstood—and that’s on top of dealing with the symptoms of your actual illness. Take heart. You are not alone, although sometimes it can feel that way. Written by a blogger who suffers from an invisible chronic illness, Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness offers peer-to-peer support to help you stay sane, be your own advocate, and get back to living your life. This compelling guide is written for anyone suffering with an illness no one can see—such as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), Lyme disease, lupus, dysautonomia, or even multiple sclerosis (MP). This book will tell you everything you need to know about living with a complicated, invisible condition—from how to balance sex, dating, and relationships to handling work and school with unavoidable absences. You’ll also learn to navigate judg-y or skeptical relatives and strangers and—most importantly—manage your medical care. Suffering from a chronic illness doesn’t mean you can’t live an active, engaged life. This book will show you how.
The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia, Made Easy!
Millions of Americans have turned to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum’s landmark From Fatigued to Fantastic, the all-time best-selling book on combating disabling fatigue and fibromyalgia. Now, The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution provides the most cutting-edge research and scientific information, offering the latest advances in treating chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and the baffling, often dismissed symptoms associated with these debilitating conditions. From the best strategies for using medications and nutritional supplements to the most recent alternative therapies and recommendations for lifestyle modifications, The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution delivers extensive wisdom in a condensed volume, making it truly accessible. Dr. Teitelbaum also presents the simple-to-apply SHINE Protocol, addressing Sleep, Hormonal support, Infections, Nutritional support and Exercise. Helping all readers develop an individualized program, Dr. Teitelbaum has created a new lifeline for anyone seeking compassionate, proven approaches for restoring wellness and regaining optimal energy and vitality.
Podcasts about Chronic fatigue syndrome
FX Medicine Podcast Central: Dissecting Chronic Fatigue- Part 2
Following on from last week's podcast, we welcome back Dr Mark Donohoe to continue his discussion on chronic fatigue syndrome. In part 1 of the series, Dr Donohoe posed the question of whether chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease or person's adaptation to stress. In this episode, he continues to explore this question and draws on his own clinical experience to share with listeners how to get patients "readapted to their world
Bulletproof Radio: April Q&A: Chronic Fatigue, Sleep Apnea, & Depression
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, we’ve selected the best questions that Bulletproof fans submitted through our voicemail, Facebook and the Bulletproof Forums, for a great Q&A. Listen to Dave and Bulletproof Coach trainer Dr. Mark Atkinson talk about what to do about chronic fatigue, sleep apnea, diabetes and depression!
Myers Detox: Bartonella and Other Causes of Chronic Fatigue with Dr. Evan Hirsch
Dr. Evan Hirsch talks to us this week about Bartonella, Lyme and many other underlying root causes of chronic fatigue. Tune in to hear about: - The surprising prevalence of Bartonella infection - How you contract Bartonella - The connection between Bartonella and thyroid disease - Evan’s 4 step system to resolve chronic fatigue
Learn True Health: Regain Optimal Health in the Face of Mystery Symptoms and Chronic Illness, Lyme Disease, Mold, Chronic Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/CFIDS), Fibromyalgia (FMS), Parasitic Infections, Heavy Metal Toxicity, Candida, Ehrlichia
"Lyme disease is a messenger for many and the process of going through it is life changing. While it is the biggest challenge many will ever face, something beautiful often happens as a result of the experience."
Meyers Detox: How to Detox Heavy Metals From Your Mitochondria and End Fatigue
Wendy Myers share with us some great content from a recent Facebook live Q&A centered on Mitochondrial Function and Detoxification to Banish Fatigue.
House Call with Dr Mark Hyman: Getting To The Root Cause of MS and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
On this week's House Call: A Different Approach to Multiple Sclerosis “I was diagnosed with MS about 15 years ago,” our reader writes. “I haven’t taken any of the medication that my doctors wanted me to take. For the last year or 2, I have weakness in my left leg. I’ve eliminated dairy, grains, gluten; and I’m not sure what else I should do at this point.” Tackling Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Our next question comes from Margo who asks, “I’ve been diagnosed with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, and I’ve tried everything. What can I do?”
Learn True Health: Healing Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Autoimmune Disease Using Functional Nutrition with Damian and Heather Dube
Healing Hashimoto's, Chronic Fatigue and Autoimmune Disease Via Functional Nutrition e3 Energy Evolved is the only centralized clinic and diagnostic practice devoted to helping men and women with thyroid medication, and adrenal and metabolic restoration. It was created by Diagnostic & Functional Nutritionists, and our guest experts for today, Damian & Heather Dubé. Heather's Story Her first experience with medical doctors was in her early 20s. Heather had a really rare neurological condition. It took her 6 years just getting the diagnosis. In her 30s, Heather and her husband Damian did body-building competitions. They have been blessed to work with a top pro-athletic coach in the world who's also a nutritionist. When Damian and Heather got married, Heather had a lot of stress in her personal life. She felt tired all the time. Then she started to go around and consulted doctors for two years. Yet they couldn't find anything wrong with her. But the stress didn't go away. She developed Hashimoto's, chronic fatigue and autoimmune disease. It was complete rock bottom. She looked older then. Damian was affected as well. "As a man, our role is to fix things. It's frustrating if you don't know how to fix it," he said. "It's almost like your manhood is taken away because you feel helpless," he said. Getting Better Eventually, Heather surrendered and chose to listen to her body. She quit her marketing job to focus on finding out what was wrong. That letting go allowed her to start exploring natural forms to healing and get into functional nutrition. It took her about a year and a half to get well again. Two years after, Heather got back to competing again. She got back in shape naturally rather than use performance-enhancing drugs. "People are sitting on a gold mine of potency. Get rid of the things that are blocking your body from changing faster for you," Heather said. She also says to nourish the body with the things it needs. Because your body will become so powerful to change for you. Living In A Toxic Environment In the last 30 years, over 50,000 new man-made chemicals have been introduced into our environment. Back when we were kids, things were not as toxic. Our bodies could handle things like vaccines. But now kids are getting way more vaccines or are being born with toxins in their body. It's very important to have a pre-natal. Both husband and wife must be substantially nourished and healthy before being able to get pregnant or think of having a baby. All birth defects are caused by a lack of nutrients. I myself was advised by my doctor to make sure I was living a healthy lifestyle for at least a year before thinking of getting pregnant. "Every living thing has its own defense mechanism. Nowadays, because we live in a toxic environment, the body gets affected easier or heals longer," said Damian. Giving Our Body Proper Nutrition "If we just focused on changing our nutrition, you'll be surprised how fast your body would change. It's like a success psychology," said Heather. She says going through what she went through, she learned the importance of speaking my truth. That is a responsibility to her health and nutrition. The human body has so much to teach us. And the internet provides a great venue to get information on new alternatives for healing the body. Heather says, "We definitely emphasize balance in everything. There is science and faith in the healing process. The answers aren't always in black and white." "There are certain nutrients that require certain steps in order to take you through that cycle," added Damian. "If certain nutrients are depleted, then you can't move to the next step of that cycle." Damian also says there are times when people need single nutrients...
FX Medicine Podcast Central: Dissecting Chronic Fatigue- Part 1
References to an illness with symptoms strongly resembling those of chronic fatigue syndrome can be traced back to as early as 1750. By the 20th century, this condition gained more attention after a series of unexplained epidemics, causing weakness and fatigue, affected large numbers of people. By 1988 the term chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) was developed as working case definition of the illness.Given that there was no clear biological mechanism, CFS has often been claimed to have a psychological cause and many clinicians have long been sceptical over its existence as a disease entity, often concluding that the disorder is, quite literally, “in a person’s head.”In more recent years robust evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is in fact, a biological illness has emerged. Researchers have identified distinct immune and brain changes in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome.Dr Mark Donohoe has been working with CFS patients for more than two decades. In this first instalment of a two-part podcast series, he discusses the history of CFS , the myriad of underlying contributing factors, how it differs from other types of fatigue, his own valuable clinical observations and much more.
Learn True Health: Resolving Gut Issues, Depression, Fatigue, Anxiety with Functional Medicine, IBS, Obesity, Chronic Fatigue, Parasites, Candida, SIBO
A lot of people suffer from gut issues. But most of them mistake the symptoms of gut issues for some other disease, so they end up not addressing the cause. Evan Brand is a fellow podcaster who has gone down that road, so I’m excited that he’s sharing his insights on how to solve gut issues. Growing Up Years Evan Brand is a survivor of several health conditions. Growing up, he had to deal with things like parasite infections, SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), H pylori, candida overgrowth, adrenal fatigue and many other health conditions. He also battled with depression, anxiety, fatigue and IBS for so many years. Initially, he consulted with conventional doctors, but nobody gave him a long-term solution. This led him to research and go the alternative medicine route. Dangers of EMF During Evan Brand’s research, he found that electromagnetic fields or EMF are a factor in causing leaky gut. He believes that if EMF can affect hormones, it can also affect the gut area. Evan Brand shares that in one of his past episodes, he had GE’s former senior scientist Dr. Richard Hansler on the show. Dr. Richard Hansler thoroughly explained that the modern light bulb is harmful because it negatively affects our melatonin production. Hence, we end up having a hard time to sleep. Because of that, Dr. Richard Hansler founded Lighting Lighting Innovations Institute. He also co-founded Low Blue Lights, which sells advanced lighting products. Dangers Of 5G Evan Brand also shares that another past guest, Dr. Jack Kruse was instrumental in influencing him to move out of the city to try to get away from cellphone towers. Dr. Jack Kruse is a known neurosurgeon in the industry. “They say 5G is a nightmare. Just because of the small cells. The 5G is the new generation of cell phone technology so that we can transmit and have a million people download YouTube videos all in a second from their smartphones,” Evan Brand explains. He adds, “There’s going to be these small cells the size of a watermelon. A giant router that transmits cellular data but they’re going to be on every three to four houses. So your risk of wireless pollution is going to go up so much.” Optimized Life Dr. Jack Kruse is also the CEO of Optimized Life. Optimized Life is a health and wellness company aiming to help people avoid the healthcare burdens we usually encounter as we grow older. Dr. Jack Kruse currently in practices in the Gulf South. “We just saw the first study tested on rats last March 22, that proved cellphone tower radiation can cause cancer,” said Evan Brand. “The Ramazzini Institute Study: Animal Study On Base Station/Cell Tower Radiofrequency Radiation. Dr. Kruse told me this six years ago, and now it is finally coming out that it is true.” I also heard of so many studies coming out detailing the dangers of 5G. The findings state that 5G causes dangerous health conditions like migraines and brain tumors. “The rollout of these technologies is going to happen at a much slower rate if you are in a rural area. Because the population is low and there is less need for a million 5G towers out here,” Evan Brand explained. “EMF is the new smoking. You can’t see it or smoke it, but it’s there.” Evan Brand says plans are already in place to erect those towers in Austin, Texas, Seattle, Washington, Miami, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia, New York, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles either this year or next year. Unfortunately, we can’t stop those plans so Evan Brand advises the need to be aware of protecting our health in the best way we can. Dealing With Candida Candida is a pathogenic yeast that can cause gut issues and symptoms like joint pains, fatigue, and gas...
DMXS Radio: The Difference Between Epstein Barr, Adrenal Fatigue, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Are you struggling with fatigue, can’t lose those last 10 pounds, not sleeping at night, have poor concentration, experiencing body aches…. (just to mention a few)? Have you sought professional help only to be made to feel like you are losing your mind and it is all in your head? Well the truth is there is a process associated with fatigue and during this podcast Coach Robb walks you through the symptoms, causes and a few ideas on how to turn your miserable conditions around.
The Cabral Concept: Are You Just Tired or Do you Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
"Adrenal Fatigue" or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS/CFIDS/POTS) go well beyond simply feeling just tired... They are deep rooted nervous system, hormone, mitochondrial, and immune imbalances that have even deeper underlying root causes affecting those systems of the body... This is why it's important to understand what level of fatigue your body is in and how quickly you can turn it around... The good news is that there is one simple question to ask yourself to understand your level of adrenal fatigue and then a protocol based on that to move you towards perfect health (and abundant energy)! Tune into today's #CabralConcept 894 to find out if you are just tired or if you're suffering from a level of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome that you never knew was there - Enjoy the show!
Lyme Voice: Disappearing From Society; A Documentary About Chronic Illness, Lyme, Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Lyme Disease
Lyme Voice Radio is back Baby! We have a sponsor and have great speakers lined up to talk about the physical, spiritual, financial and emotional aspects of healing from Lyme, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, fibromyalgia and every other unwanted symptom. This season we will dive deeper into healing and restoring wholeness to our lives. We created a short documentary called "Disappearing From Society." The Director (Makenzie Gruenig), Writer and Producer (Sarah Schlichte Sanchez), and drone operator (Ryan Clark) have all battled multiple years of chronic illnesses. Including chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and Lyme. This unique dynamic created a film that oozes with compassion and understanding. Two of the individuals featured in this film are prior guests on Lyme Voice, Heather and Stephen Grooters! I know that much of what they say will resonate with you all. It is focused on the emotional side of chronic illness, you will hear statements like: "Pain that never made sense and felt like it was sucking the life out of me" "My soul would beg for mercy from an illness with no no name" "Because who I am, isn't here" "I don't want my kids to remember me as being good at sleeping" "Well you don't look sick"
Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast: A Revised Approach for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a new and revised approach for managing chronic fatigue syndrome.
The Energy Blueprint Podcast: Are Poor Posture And Poor Lymph Flow The Cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Dr. Raymond Perrin
Did you know that your posture can impact your energy levels? There Dr. Raymond Perrin has developed the Perrin Technique which he uses to treat patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome through addressing their posture. So what is the Perrin Technique, and how does it work? This week, I am so fortunate to actually talk with Dr. Raymond Perrin, Ph.D. Dr. Perrin is a pioneer in his field and has spent the more than 20 years researching and treating people with chronic fatigue.
Power Health Talk: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Why B12 and Adrenal Supplements Are Not The Answer
Today we are discussing a complicated illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Similar to Fibromyalgia, CFS is a diagnosis that has a lot of confusion surrounding it. Physicians and patients are often frustrated by the lack of improvements with specific treatments. In today’s broadcast we will discuss why doctors and patients have to approach this problem with a different paradigm, and how in doing so this multifaceted problem can be addressed.
The Functional Medicine Radio Show: Hope & Healing for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Niki Gratrix
In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Niki Gratrix explains how you can get to the underlying cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and kiss it good-bye! Niki is an award-winning, internationally-renowned registered nutritionist and health writer who helps people optimize their energy. In 2005, she co-founded one of the...
Power Health Talk: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Depression: Separate or Linked Entities?
Today we will discuss Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and its relationship to Major Depressive Disorder. We will explore how many CFS patients are told they have depression as the primary cause of the illness, and while this may be correct to a degree, in today’s broadcast we will discuss how they are separate but interrelated diseases. Furthermore, this will best be understood by examining the underlying causes of each illness.
Power Health Talk: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Understanding Trauma, Fear and Stress as they Relate to CFS
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as CFS and Myalgic Enchephalomyelitis) is associated with several areas of dysfunction in the body including but not limited to inflammatory cytokines, chronic intracellular infections, autoimmunity, and mitochondrial pathology. In today’s broadcast we will touch on these topics, but our focus will surround the evidence […]
Owners-Guide for Humans: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Causes and Solutions
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) was ridiculed for years as not being a "real disease". It is a REAL disease and there are REAL solutions for it. There is a viral origin for CFS that is from vaccines and there are dietary factors as well. This episode we will cover the causes and the solutions for CFS. Don't miss this life saving episode!!
Laugh at Adversity: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Acupuncture and The Power of Herbs with Mary Claire Dilks
Mary Claire Dilks is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Rhode Island and board certified Chinese herbalist. As a teenager with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Dr. Dilks came to appreciate the power of alternative medicine. She understands how illness can hold us back from fulfilling our dreams and has made it her mission to help people overcome illness. Dr. Dilks entered the field of Integrative Medicine in 1999 while working at American Whole Health in Chicago with Dr. David Edelberg, an internist who is highly respected in his field working with patients with Fibromyalgia and chronic illnesses. Watching other patients manage and even beat chronic illness using complementary medicine including Traditional Chinese Medicine solidified Mary Claire’s desire to study it further. After completing her 4 years Master's program at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Mary Claire opened Emerging Energy Acupuncture in 2004 in Providence, Rhode Island where she now practices both acupuncture and herbal medicine. This interview was a personal one for me because Mary Claire was a big factor in my recovery as I saw her for both acupuncture and herbal treatments for over a year when dealing with chronic pain. In This Episode, You Will Learn: Her experience with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as a teenager The direct connection between what you eat and how you feel How finding her own healing path inspired her to service others What you can expect during an acupuncture treatment Some of the benefits of an acupuncture treatment Why improving blood flow can help heal our bodies How she uses herbs in patient's treatments The power behind guided meditations The three prongs of health Why it's important to make time for yourself
In the Ladies' Room with Dr. Donnica: Carol Head and Julie Rehmeyer -- Moving Towards Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Today we have a particularly challenging topic for me, as the disease we're going to discuss hit my immediate family—twice. We're talking about a condition so complicated and confusing that it goes by different names: ME or Myalgic encephalomyelitis, and CFS or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. But, regardless of the name, it's a chronic, complex, systemic disease, that profoundly limits the health and productivity of the 2.5 million American patients it affects, as well as those who love them and who care for them. Here to give voice to the millions of people affected by ME/CFS are two wonderful Wellesley women: Carol Head and Julie Rehmeyer. Carol Head is the president of the Solve ME/CFS Initiative, and has over 25 years of experience as an executive in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Also joining us is author Julie Rehmeyer. Julie is an award-winning freelance math and science journalist, and is the author of Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer's Odyssey Into an Illness Science Doesn't Understand. Both of my guests directly experienced the affects of ME/CFS, and have gone on to share their stories and help others struggling to overcome the ME/CFS.
Power Health Talk: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
In this episode Dr. Rutherford and Dr. Gates discuss Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or CFS. They discuss their observations on what the main causes seem to be and treatments they have found to be successful in helping people suffering with CFS. Book that they recommend is Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers […]
Tough Girl Podcast: Adelaide Goodeve - Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and going on to become an Ironman!
Adelaide suffered with moderately severe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - CFS/ME) for 3 years, along with other chronic conditions. Her life was transformed in 3 days with with the powerful combination of Neuro Linguistic Programming, life coaching and hypnosis. During this podcast we learn more about Adelaide and the personal journey she has been on to rebuild her life, and get back to full health and fitness. Adelaide has gone on to build her own adventure brand, and has started the podcast - The Lilly Wild Show where she interviews other adventurers, and game changers! This year she went on to complete her first Ironman - a gruelling test of endurance that pushed her both mentally and physically! Show notes Being ill for 4 years from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Being in a loop of tiredness Starting from zero Being an only child Sports at school Coming out into endurance sports… Where did the love of adventure come from Getting into the Arctic Explorers Connect The drive to recover Taking a gap year and spending time travelling in South America, India The mental toll of being ill Turning to alternative methods to get better What is the lightening process? Live a life you love! The power you have over yourself and the power of Du Becoming well again and how the people around her reacted Where the idea for an Ironman came from Getting her coach onboard The physical training Using the App - Training Peaks What she struggled with… Why nutrition is so important when training The mental preparation involved Her favourite thing about the brain Running with Rich Roll! Being super chilled at the start of the race! Doing affirmations Her first Ironman! Being able to draft during the swim Dark moments! Having her brain drained of energy Rocket Fuel!!! Waiting for it to sink in Will she do it again? Crazy Extreme Triathlons in 3 years time! The Lilly Wild Podcast - what you can expect Advice to getting back on your feet Starting with Google!
Wellness Women Radio: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
By popular demand The Wellness Women are finally diving into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)! Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea have had overwhelming amounts of emails and messages requesting more information about the onset of CFS, what causes it, can anything be done etc…so you asked, they listened! Tune in to hear the common mechanisms that lead to CFS and how to start to rebuild energy.
Take Back Your Health NOW!: Through the Shadowlands; Mold, Stress and Cracking the Code to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome | Julie Rehmeyer
Julie Rehmeyer is an award-winning mathematics and science writer. She is a contributing editor to Discover Magazine, and has been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wired, Slate, Science News, and more. Her stories have been featured on The History Channel and NPR’s All Things Considered. She is the 2016 recipient of Ted Scripps Environmental Journalism Fellow at The University of Colorado, Boulder, and the Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award. She lives in Santa Fe, NM.
Healthy Beast: Tired Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Writer Nick Duerden had a very active life before he was hit by an illness that left him virtually unable to leave the house. Luckily he could still type, so he wrote a book about how he used alternative medicine to try and overcome his condition. Sceptical about all of this? I was - and thankfully so was Nick...
Myers Detox: Causes of Chronic Fatigue with Dr. Tim Jackson
Dr. Tim Jackson is an excellent physical therapist with a huge interest in functional medicine. He healed his own body using functional medicine and has great tips on how this can help you rid yourself of chronic fatigue by treating the underlying causes.