Genetics, the mono virus, gut bacteria, and even hormones have each been thought to be causes of chronic fatigue. Maybe each of these is too specific. Maybe the root cause of fatigue is something more generalized. Maybe chronic fatigue is a consequence of inflammation. Inflammation that has gotten out of control and is affecting multiple body … [Read more...]
Have you experienced such fatigue that you actually experience pain?
Fatigue doesn't just indicate low energy levels. Fatigue can be so intense that it causes physical discomfort - even pain.
Below, you'll learn all the ways fatigue can manifest in your physical body. From gut issues like IBS to chronic headaches to joint and muscle pain. All of these body symptoms are strongly connected to fatigue.
The following articles will show you how to best overcome the symptoms of fatigue that present within your body.
When you're chronically fatigued, if your practitioner tells you that standing on your head and drinking water 5x per day will increase your energy, you just might be willing to try it. Have you gotten to the point where you're willing to try anything to improve your fatigue levels? This can be a dangerous place to be in your healing journey. It … [Read more...]
Ensuring your blood sugar is balanced will prevent diabetes. But did you know that irregularities or fluctuations in your blood sugar could also lead to chronic fatigue syndrome? The blood sugar-fatigue connection is not as simple as the relationship between cortisol and insulin. A quick reminder for new readers, insulin is a hormone that is … [Read more...]
Did you know: a leaky gut could be behind your chronic fatigue. Intestinal permeability or, leaky gut, has recently emerged as a potential culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome. In this post, we'll explore exactly what a leaky gut is (not what the media wants you to believe) and exactly how a leaky gut contributes to fatigue. Let's jump in! What's … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
There are four essential lab tests that can be run by your conventional doctor in order to uncover the cause of your fatigue. The conventional treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome is wretched. Antidepressants and painkillers are never going to address the underlying or root cause of your fatigue. But before you spend lots of money on a … [Read more...]
Graded exercise therapy (GET) as a treatment principle for chronic fatigue syndrome may not only be ineffective, it could actually be harmful and unsafe! One of the most common recommendations given to those with chronic fatigue syndrome is something called graded exercise therapy. Finally, research supports what those with CFS have been saying … [Read more...]