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Chronic fatigue: how to beat it?

Chronic fatigue: how to beat it?

Setting goals: An important aspect for managing cfs on a daily basis, includes setting reasonable goals and making a positive effort to achieve them. Having a good fried as a coach, goes a long way to help you achieve these goals. ...Read more

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Dr. Betty Keller
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Chronic Fatigue (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Chronic fatigue? ANS: The definition is too long for this space. Google national guidelines for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and you will find the specific items needed to define chronic fatigue syndrome. They ...Read more


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How to treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

How to treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

See your doctor. : You need to exercise on a regular basis. See your doctor as there are medications that may help as well. ...Read more

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How to treat muscle fatigue when suffering from hypotonia?

How to treat muscle fatigue when suffering from hypotonia?

Thats tough: An snri, that blocks ascending pain mayy be helpful, Cymbalta (duloxetine) for example. Making sure you sleep well at night is key, being awake well is key. What is your condition? ...Read more

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How anemia lead to palpitation?

How anemia lead to palpitation?

Tachycardia: Anemia reduces the ability of your blood to carry oxygen. As a result, the heart has to beat faster to pump more blood in order to compensate for its lower efficiency. This could result in a sense of palpitations or pounding heartbeats. ...Read more

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How does over tiredness/exhaustion lead to hyperventilation?

How does over tiredness/exhaustion lead to hyperventilation?

Hyperventilating : Hyperventilation symptoms may be part of emotional or physical disorders. So can your lack of energy. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

How can you treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

Many things!: Exercise. Most chronic fatigue patients are whoefully deconditioned. It makes no difference: chicken or egg. Exercise has been shown to lessen fatigue. Sleep regular hours, but do not over sleep. Finally, your doctor can prescribed low dose Nuvigil or provigil. ...Read more

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How to fight muscle fatigue and soreness if chronic?

How to fight muscle fatigue and soreness if chronic?

Check thyroid: Find a functional medicine doctor in yor area to help you thoroughly evaluate your thyroid with tsh, ft4, ft3, and thyroid antibodies and reverse T3 (liothyronine) values. Thyroid is vital for muscle relaxation. See stop the tyroid madness website for guidance. Also add in some magnesium glycinate 2 times daily slowly increasing dose till stools loosen, then back down by 1-2 caps - we are all deficient. ...Read more

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What to eat for depression or chronic fatigue syndrome?

A normal diet: There are no specific diets that help or don't help these disorders. ...Read more

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Can chronic renal failure cause someone to feel faint all the time?

Can chronic renal failure cause someone to feel faint all the time?

Md: Faintness may indicate many problems 1. Low blood pressure 2. Anemia3. Drug effect 4. Low sugar if you are diabetic. Several electrolyte problems ocur in chronic renal failure .It is best to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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How can you diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome?

How can you diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome?

See details: It is a diagnosis of exclusion. There are no specific tests for cfs. Tests are done to eliminate other causes of fatigue. ...Read more

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How common is myocarditis? How can you tell between genuine heart trouble and anxiety induced palpitations and fatigue by yourself?

How common is myocarditis? How can you tell between genuine heart trouble and anxiety induced palpitations and fatigue by yourself?

Don't try. Untreated: significant chronic antenatal anxiety exposes a fetus to high cortisol levels that can affect fetal brain development, with long-lasting effects on stress-related behavior, emotions & cognitive abilities. Seek referrals from your OB to a psychologist for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy & to a psychiatrist, as fetal exposure to anti-anxiety meds may be less of a risk than remaining untreated. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to beat post viral fatigue?

Post viral fatigue: Get at least 8-10 hours of sleep at night. Eat healthy foods and curtail strenuous extra cirricular activities ...Read more

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Can you tell me treatments for chronic nausea due to congestive heart failure?

Can you tell me treatments for chronic nausea due to congestive heart failure?

D/W doctor.: Please discuss with your physician before trying any alternative solutions. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Chronic fatigue syndrome? Or Lyme disease? How to figure it out?

Chronic fatigue syndrome?  Or Lyme disease?  How to figure it out?

Get tested: Set up an appointment with your doctor, to review your travel and exposure risks, and to get tested for lyme if need be (using an approved method). Other tests will need to be done, to rule out other causes of profound fatigue such as hypothyroidism, ebv/cmv/tb infection, autoimmune disorder. Hhv-6 infection, vitamin d deficiency, and psychiatric disorder. ...Read more

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Can childhood asthma come back from prolonged stress? Is adrenal fatigue possible? How to strengthen adrenals?

Can childhood asthma come back from prolonged stress? Is adrenal fatigue possible? How to strengthen adrenals?

Yes. No. GoodHabits?: Childhood asthma can come back, but if one is no longer a child, then it is just called asthma. The other way of looking at it is: the childhood asthma never completely left. Asthma symptoms come and go, so it's not surprising to come back. Adrenal Fatigue is a name some people use to describe some types of symptoms, but is not a real disorder. The symptoms are real, the "disorder" is not real. ...Read more

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How to deal with adrenal fatigue?

How to deal with adrenal fatigue?

Many possibilities.: There are innumerable medical, nutritional and emotional conditions that include being tired as a symptom. These range from simple issues to those far more complex. A good checkup and blood testing would be a good starting point. If you're embarking on a regimen for adrenal fatigue, just make sure the diagnosis is accurate and the work up is complete. ...Read more

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How easy is it to differentiate between fatigue and muscle weakness due to depression or due to some other factor leading to low energy level?

How easy is it to differentiate between fatigue and muscle weakness due to depression or due to some other factor leading to low energy level?

Difficult: It is difficult even for those of us that do it on a regular basis....My advice is to see your primary care m.D/d.O for a check-up and possible referral for psychiatric eval. ...Read more

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How exactly would untreated hypothyroidism lead to sinus congestion?

How exactly would untreated hypothyroidism lead to sinus congestion?

Unrelated: I would expect no effect of untreated hypothyroidism on the paranasal sinuses themselves and would look for other causes. ...Read more

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How can I deal with chronic fatigue syndrome?

How can I deal with chronic fatigue syndrome?

Many things!: Exercise. Most chronic fatigue patients are whoefully deconditioned. It makes no difference: chicken or egg. Exercise has been shown to lessen fatigue. Sleep regular hours, but do not over sleep. Finally, your doctor can prescribed low dose Nuvigil or provigil. ...Read more

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