Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Introduction

Chronic fatigue syndrome is also termed Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. The patient usually experiences extreme tiredness and fatigue that lasts up to 4 to 6 months. Patients also experience that their symptoms get more worsen if they perform any physical or mental activity. Tiredness is profound and severe regardless of bed rest. Usually mostly profound in females than in males.

Causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Genetics
  • Viral or bacterial infection
  • Physical injury
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tachycardia syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Underactive thyroid
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Extreme fatigue
  • Great debility and exhaustion
  • Dizziness and drowsiness which worsens with movement.
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pains
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Memory problems
  • Headaches
  • Forgetfulness
  • Mood swings
  • Confusion
  • Low-grade fever
  • Depression
  • Sore throats
  • Tender lymph nodes in neck and armpit.

Questionnaire

  • How do we conclude that we have chronic fatigue syndrome?

If in general, you feel tired and fatigued in spite of rest and if you facing problems in memory and if your blood sugars and blood pressure are in normal range then you may consider this disease.

  • What is the root cause of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Genetics is said to be the most likely cause of this disease.

  • What is fatigue classified into?

Fatigue is classified under 3 sections that are transient, cumulative, and circadian.

  • What are the basic tests recommended for fatigue?

Complete Blood count, iron with total binding capacity, ESR, TSH, and urine analysis.

  • Which vitamins play a vital role in fatigue?

Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pyridoxine, Vitamin B5.

  • Which deficiency causes fatigue?

Low levels of iron and low levels of Vitamin B12 cause fatigue.

Prevention Tips To Reduce Fatigue

  • Eat regularly after 2 hours
  • Maintain movement
  • Loose weight and opt for optimum BMI to gain energy
  • Sleep well
  • Reduce stress
  • Avoid drinking caffeine
  • Limit Alcohol intake

Diet Tips

  • Eat more fruits such as apples, bananas, and green leafy vegetables
  • Drink noncaffeinated beverages such as black coffee and unsweetened tea.
  • Consume more lean proteins such as chicken, turkey, and fish.
  • Eat more whole grains
  • Eat nuts such as hazelnuts, walnuts, and cashews.
  • Can have oats meal, chia seeds
  • Drink plenty of water

Homeopathic Medicines

  1. Arsenic Album- One of the best medicine prescribed by Homeopathic physicians. The most characteristic feature of this medicine is restlessness and fatigue is usually associated with chills. Burning pains mostly occur at night.
  2. Gelsemium- This is also one of the most common medicine indicated for chronic fatigue Mental exhaustion, including drowsiness and physical weakness is a well-marked feature .patient often complain of heaviness in the limbs and in the eyes, and in the head.
  3. Picric Acid- Disabilities ranging from memory problems to disability in remembering things are well noted in this medicine. Headache, Mental fatigue, muscular weakness of present.
  4. Kali Phos- One of the finest medicine used in cases of chronic fatigue. The slightest mental and physical exertion causes fatigue. The person feels worn out with no energy left. Sleep disturbance can also be cured with this medicine. Forgetfulness and weak memory is also well-marked feature.
  5. Coffea Cruda- Restlessness, and sleeplessness are well-marked features. Lots of ideas and thoughts in the mind which keep the patient awake are well-marked features. The person getting up constantly from deep sleep is also a well-marked feature of this remedy.

Homeo Care Clinic

Dr. Vaseem Choudhary along with his teammates has treated many patients successfully with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome so if you are seeking your cure please visit our center for further assistance.