Chronic Fatigue

Symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome can vary from person to person

Are you tired of being tired?

Chronic fatigue syndrome, known as CFS, is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue. One cannot explain extreme fatigue. It can last for about six months. Rest cannot improve Chronic fatigue. Mental or physical activity enhances chronic fatigue.

Dizziness that worsens with moving from lying down or sitting to standing. This condition is known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). It’s abbreviated as ME/CFS. The most recent term proposed is systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID). There are many studies from psychological stress to viral infections that deal with the causes of chronic fatigue, but the actual cause is still unknown.

Symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome can vary from person to person, and the severity of symptoms can fluctuate from day today. Signs and symptoms may include:

  • unexpected muscle or joint pain,
  • lack of refreshing sleep,
  • headaches,
  • sore throat,
  • enlarged lymph nodes in the neck or armpits.

Does this sound like you?

  • You wake up tired, only to hit the snooze button 2,3 even 4 times before actually getting out of bed
  • Exhausted during the day even after a couple cups of coffee
  • You are constantly taking those extra long blinks
  • Too tired to cook a healthy meal after work so you settle for the fast food line
  • Brain fog and fatigue burden your day so much that you feel you aren’t performing as your best self
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​I want to assure you this is very common among Americans however it is ANYTHING but normal. This tired feeling is your body’s way of saying “HEY! There is something deeper going on here, something is out of balance in your body!​​​​​​​” Most people chalk this up to a lack of sleep and don’t think twice about it but, often times that is not the only reason you are feeling tired all day.
 
Imagine having enough energy to wake up in the morning in time for a morning walk or nailing that work presentation because you finally have a clear head. Maybe you are able to focus on your kids more and have the energy to cook a healthy meal for yourself or family now that you have more energy and not riddled with fatigue. Don’t wait around for hopes of a better night’s sleep, take control of your health and energy by scheduling a consultation with one of our doctors today.
 
Keep reading to find out more about the causes of your chronic fatigue.

Wondering what happened to that energetic person you used to be? Do you want to just throw the covers over your head every morning and hide?

WE CAN HELP!

At our clinic, we won’t just hand you a sleeping pill or other dangerous medications to help combat your fatigue. Instead, we take a whole-body approach to find and treat the REAL CAUSES of fatigue and sleep issues!
 
If you’re tired of being tired, we recommend you take a more holistic, natural approach to healing and seek help from a board-certified Functional Healthcare practitioner (C.F.M.P.) who is trained to look at all aspects of your health.

Hormonal Imbalances and CFS

These amazing synthetic compounds are created when endocrine organs travel around your circulatory system, instructing tissues and organs. They assist with controlling large numbers of your body’s significant cycles, including digestion and multiplication. When you have hormonal unevenness, you have excess of a specific chemical. Indeed, even little changes can have real impacts all through your entire body.

 

Age, Sex, and CFS

Chronic fatigue is not a prerogative to any particular age. It can occur at any age, or to either biological sex. Young and middle-aged adults note Chronic fatigue however, women are found to be more affected by chronic fatigue than men

According to research, on an age group of 60, and around ten years of illness duration. It concludes that people who were more established with a more extended disease term had more elevated levels of psychological well-being working. Then the individuals who were more youthful with a more limited or longer sickness span and the more seasoned gathering with a more limited ailment length. The outcomes propose that more established patients with a disease span of more than ten years have more significant levels of psychological well-being working than the three different gatherings.

Integrative Medicine Treatment and Therapies of CFS: Hormone Replacement Therapy.

There is no such cure for chronic fatigue syndrome; some medications exist that can reduce the symptoms of CFS/ME and help the patient counter the fatigue. In order to avoid sleep problems due to chronic fatigue, one can take sleeping pills for a short term on the doctor’s prescription. To help the joints, one can take aspirin and pain relievers as a quick medication.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

When estrogen level falls in women due to menopause or various other reasons, it can lead to chronic fatigue. The symptoms of menopause include vaginal dryness and hot flashes, in the upper body, sleep problems, bone thinning, and difficulties in concentration and memory problems. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the best cure in this case. 

Types of HRT:

HRT chemicals – most ladies take a blend of the chemicals’ estrogen, even though ladies who don’t have a womb. They can take estrogen all alone methods of taking HRT – including tablets, skin patches, gels, and vaginal creams, pessaries, or rings 

HRT treatment plans – One may take HRT medication ceaselessly or utilized in cycles where you take estrogen.

Normal aftereffects of HRT include: 

  • breast tenderness
  • headaches 
  • feeling wiped out 
  • indigestion 
  • abdominal (stomach) torment 
  • vaginal dying

 

Is HRT Safe?

 Most specialists concur that it is protected to take hormone treatment therapy: 

  • for moderate-to-serious hot blazes and vaginal dryness
  • up to the age of 59 years 
  • inside ten years of menopause 

*People facing heart diseases, breast cancer, high levels of triglycerides in the blood, uncontrolled blood pressure, or hypertension are not advised to go for hormone replacement therapy (HRT). 

 

Integrative medicine.

Integrative medicine can help people with cancer, persistent pain, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and many other conditions. Better manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life by reducing fatigue, pain, and anxiety. It includes music therapy, aromatherapy, acupuncture, meditation, massage therapy, and dietary supplements. For a disease like chronic fatigue syndrome that does not have an obvious cure, integrative medicine is the best solution to relieve the fatigue to a considerable extent.

 

Limitations

The therapies advanced in integrative medication are not substitutes for traditional clinical medicine, they should be used in conjunction with standard medical treatment.