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Alternative Treatments for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue by Mari Skelly

By Mari Skelly

Mainstream drugs, even though priceless in different parts of therapeutic, has didn't successfully deal with the complexities of fibromyalgia and protracted fatigue syndrome. this beneficial e-book specializes in substitute treatments for those standard ailments. sufferers from all over the world describe their studies and coping techniques, whereas dozens of specialists in fields starting from naturopathy, ayurveda, and reflexology, to guided imagery, hypnosis, and guaifenesin treatment, proportion their wisdom. With 70 percentage new fabric, this advisor bargains either perception and suggestion for these facing those not easy stipulations.

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After a minute or so, her confusion passed and everything looked familiar again. Her heart was pounding and she had that funny feeling that comes over a person after a good scare—her skin was crawling. After that first time, she can recognize an episode of brain fog when it happens and does not panic anymore. Susie S. says, “My family makes fun of my brain fog. But then, so do I. I have really done some funny things. Like shut the bird in the dishwasher. ” Another irritating aspect of brain fog is being unable to find the word you’re searching for.

SPECIFIC CAUSES Although the mechanism of CFS is unknown, several specific factors are thought to trigger the illness by causing changes in the body’s immune system, sleep patterns, and hormone production. Long after the trigger or cause is gone, the illness continues. Examples of Causes or Contributing Factors Persistent infection Toxic exposure Viral infection (for example, mononucleosis or influenza) Heavy metal In white blood exposure (such as cells mercury, arsenic, or lead) Burnout (severe depletion of nutrients) Mycoplasma (virus-like bacteria) Exposure to toxic chemicals (such as pesticides) In energy production within the body’s cells Hormonal imbalance (for example, low cortisol, DHEA, or thyroid) Parasitic infections Exposure to environmental toxins (such as “black mold”) In elevated levels of a protein associated with Huntington’s disease Low blood pressure (hypotension) Excess glutamine (a normally beneficial amino acid) Deficiencies of iron, B6, B12, or other nutrients Yeast or other fungal infections Genetic abnormalities Metabolic abnormalities Internal toxins that resemble ciguatera toxins in marine life ✤ Symptoms If you were trying to describe your symptoms to your doctor, you might say, “I have the worst flu of my life.

I have also developed severe depression, behavioral problems, and agoraphobia. I had difficulty finding anyone who specialized in this illness; I had to teach my generalist [general practitioner] about it. The French medical attitude is still oriented toward viewing FM as a depressive syndrome, and the medication allowed in France is quite limited. ” Anti-inflammatory pills, acupuncture, and physiotherapy had no effect. Painkillers (codeine, and then morphine) provided the only relief I could obtain.

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