Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) has recently become a global epidemic; the prevalence of CFS is correlated with mental and psychological stress, and environmental concerns. CFS reveals itself as pronounced, debilitating, and extreme fatigue that does not go away after adequate rest and interferes with daily activities.

What Causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Thyroid imbalance, adrenal fatigue, toxin exposure (lead, pesticide, asbestos), Autoimmune diseases, emotional and physical stress, nervous system disorders, cancer, obesity, Infectious disease (tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Infections), hormonal imbalance, Cardiovascular disorders (hypertension, hypotension, anemia), postpartum (post-delivery), and Post-infectious (Virus, Parasites).

Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The symptoms listed below are commonly paired with insomnia, non-restorative sleep, cognitive fogginess, and orthostatic intolerance (worsening of symptoms upon standing).

Exhaustion lasting longer than 24 hours after mental or physical strain, concentration difficulty, loss of memory, sore throat, unexplained muscle pain, enlarged lymph nodes in neck or armpits, restless sleep, and joint pain that moves from one location to another without swelling and redness.

Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many people recover from CFS when properly treated. Lack of sleep, poor dietary choices, viruses and bacteria, as well as hormonal imbalances are many of the issues that need to be addressed. In our practice we perform a detailed analysis of your symptoms and perform different diagnostic test to find a culprit for your condition. Treatment of CFS focuses on multiple aspects of one’s health such as: Hormonal imbalances, sleep patterns, infections, healthy nutrition, mental and emotional health.