The health world is abuzz with the benefits of intermittent fasting. But will those with chronic fatigue syndrome get the same benefits? Or could intermittent fasting actually make you more tired? For the uninitiated, intermittent fasting is voluntarily withholding food intake for a short period of time. Fasting, as I'm sure you're already … [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.
Did you know: some of the lights you have in your house are adding to your fatigue? Your mitochondria, those little powerhouses in your cells, are so attuned with your environment that even the types of light you are exposed to each day can cause fatigue! The mitochondrial-damaging light is a recent development for the human species. I'm … [Read more...]
What's really going on with fatigue? Is it a symptom of an underlying illness? Or, is fatigue the illness itself? And if it is, what's the root cause of your low energy levels? Before starting this article check out my posts on what causes chronic fatigue syndrome? Some researchers believe the cause to be related to your hormones. Others think … [Read more...]
You know a healthy gut is essential to a healthy body and mind, right? But what if a healthy gut is also required to overcome fatigue? What if the right gut bacteria was the key to increasing your energy? In the not too distant past, researchers believed that chronic fatigue syndrome was a psychiatric disorder (that fatigue you have, it's not … [Read more...]
Do you have any of the following symptoms: Cold hands/feet? Low energy? A strong urge to sleep? Weight gain? Fatigue? These are common symptoms of hypothyroidism. But what if your blood work always comes back in normal ranges? What's going on? Could you still have hypothyroidism (even when your lab tests … [Read more...]
Are you still fatigued after implementing steps 1-4? Add these next three small steps to complete your energy building repertoire! Note: This is the second article in two-part series. Make sure to check out Overcoming fatigue steps 1-4 before starting with this one! When energy levels are low, the thought of massive change is paralyzing. You … [Read more...]
Fatigued? Overhauling your diet and starting a daily exercise routine sounds exhausting, right? When energy levels are low, the thought of massive change is paralyzing. You read a well-intentioned doctor's advice about overcoming fatigue by "simply" eliminating nightshades, grains, gluten, eggs, nuts, and seeds. What the heck are you supposed … [Read more...]
Did you know: adrenal fatigue affects more than just the average citizen. Athletes can be at high risk to develop the condition if they don't take the necessary precautions. When you think of adrenal fatigue, what comes to mind? Often, it's visions of a middle-aged male/female. Especially one who has been quite stressed (for a long time) and … [Read more...]