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...]
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.
Is chronic fatigue syndrome a real condition? Or, is it a sign that your doctor has stopped investigating your case? In the medical world, if you have a disease, you'll probably receive much better medical care than if you have a syndrome. There's nothing fair or just about this situation. As far as you're concerned, the difference between a … [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...]
Should everyone with fibromyalgia be booking regular visits with their massage therapist? Or, does massage therapy do more harm than good for those suffering from chronic pain conditions? When you develop sore muscles or wake up with a knot in your neck, what's your go-to remedy? For many of us, massage therapy is the first line of defense. … [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...]
Learn four strategies to prevent fatigue, tiredness, and burnout from ever developing. Benjamin Franklin said: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And when it comes to fatigue, Benjamin is right on the money. It is far easier to prevent chronic fatigue than it is to recover from it. CFS develops slowly. Recovering from it can be an … [Read more...]
Supplements get a bad rap. But they come by it honestly. All too often I see a new supplement ''guaranteed to increase your energy''. But when you look at the ingredients list, you'll typically see ''proprietary blend''. The term proprietary blend is how manufacturers get around listing the actual amounts of vitamins and minerals in their … [Read more...]