As counterintuitive as it may seem, marijuana may actually improve the function of your mitochondria. Resulting in lower fatigue levels. I'm sure most of you know marijuana/cannabis as a sedative. It relaxes you. How could it possibly be beneficial for a condition like chronic fatigue? CFS patients don't need any more sedation. They need … [Read more...]
Clear Focused Mind
Do you experience any of the following?
- Brain fog
- Difficulties concentrating or holding your focus
- Irritability over little things
- Low energy
- Intense food cravings
These are all early warning signs that your brain and mind are fatiguing. You cannot overcome fatigue without addressing your mind.
Brain fog and difficulties concentrating could be the cause of your fatigue. Or they could be the symptom.
The articles below tell you how to increase your focus, decrease your brain fog, and clear your mind of fatigue. For good.
Read on for a Clear Focused Mind!
More than 10% of North Americans are taking cholesterol medication (statin drugs). (1) Unfortunately, these (often overprescribed) drugs can be an insidious cause of fatigue. Statin medications are in the top 3 of most prescribed medications. (2) More than thirty million Americans are currently taking cholesterol medication. In Canada, one in … [Read more...]
As crazy as it may seem, your dream vacation or bucket list item(s) may be secretly decreasing your quality of life. When you're exhausted, stressed, and fed up, a vacation is the best medicine. But the type of vacation you end up take may profoundly affect your mood - and not always in a positive way. New research suggests that bucket list … [Read more...]
Could the simple act of taking a probiotic supplement be enough to improve your energy levels? Probiotic use in the developed world has exploded in recent years. Likely due to the growing body of new research that connects the health of your gut to the health of just about every other system in your body. Gut health may be the foundation to … [Read more...]
Does it feel like you're experiencing a relapse of chronic fatigue? Your exacerbation of fatigue-related symptoms could actually be the result of your brain playing tricks on you! I've written in the past about the wide-ranging effects your brain can have on energy levels here and here. Your relapse of chronic fatigue might be a … [Read more...]
Adverse events that occurred in your childhood could be affecting your energy levels today! Does it seem far-fetched that a childhood illness could be affecting you as an adult? I'm sure if you ask any adult who overcame polio in their youth they would tell you that polio had a dramatic effect on their current or adult health/wellbeing. In … [Read more...]
Are you dealing with chronic fatigue syndrome? Or, is your fatigue really a symptom of depression? The depressed and fatigued brain Let's imagine you have chronic fatigue syndrome. You've done your research and learned that a ketogenic diet is the best diet for increasing your energy. You're two weeks into your fatigue-busting nutrition plan … [Read more...]
Contrary to what you may believe, the feeling of gloom or dread that often accompanies chronic fatigue is a learned behavior. And just like how you learned these negative emotions, you can unlearn them and replace them with the mindset needed to overcome fatigue! No, this is not a post about the gifts found in a health challenge. It's about the … [Read more...]