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Article by Lisa C Williams
My name is Lisa C Williams. Medicine and human health have always been my passion. I am interested in application of botanical (herbal) medicines, TCM and acupuncture, and detox, clinical nutrition and homeopathy. Outside of medicine, my many passions include sustainability, riding my bicycle, cooking and sharing delicious, healthy food with others, practicing yoga & meditation, and eating 85% organic dark chocolate.
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A recent panel in the United Kingdom has come out and specifically stated that Chronic Fatigue is not just a psycho-social phenomenon. With over 400 years combined research experience, the statement is very powerful. With other studies changing the assumed basis of the disease, substantial support for the medical basis is good news.
Chronic Fatigue Complications
The long-term impact of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is significant. Just a few years ago researchers looked at connections between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other illnesses. They were specifically looking for data that demonstrated cause of death for persons who lived with CFS. By collecting data from a variety of locations the picture developed. It turns out that persons with this diagnosis are at increased risk for other terminal issues.
The research shows that those with CFS are likely to develop other health problems. People with CFS are more likely than those in the regular population to develop other infections. The increase is almost 18% higher than non-CFS individuals. Heart Disease is responsible for at least one quarter of the deaths as best anyone can tell in official records. With such a high event of heart disease, having a condition that increases the potential for this illness can be of great concern.
On a similar level, Chronic Fatigue appears to increase a person’s risk for cancer (16.68%) and heart failure (15.57%). When you consider that the risk for cancer for men is one out of two and for women it is 1:3, even a small increase to that level of risk can have a huge impact.
With the constant pressure to link CFS primarily with mental illness it is surprising that CFS patients are only 12% more likely to commit suicide than the general population. By contrast of those who commit suicide over 3/5 or 60% of those individuals suffer from clinical depression. CFS is clearly not a primary cause of suicide.
Chronic Fatigue Treatments
The benefit to healing from Chronic Fatigue not only resolves the issues that come with this challenge. As you can see you also take charge of many other problems that can follow due to how this disease wears the body and spirit.
Despite whatever modern medicine may or may not be able to accomplish for you, you can investigate many other options. For example:
- Iron supplements for anemia
It is important to remember that artificial iron supplements may cause upset stomach, stool changes, and constipation. In addition, all artificial supplements can negatively affect kidney and liver functions. Therefore, deer blood supplements are recommended as an organic alternative.
- Straighten immune system
Immune system dysfunction is one of the main factors thought to be involved in chronic fatigue syndrome is. The immune system protects prevent pathogens such as bacteria and viruses from entering the organism. Cordyceps Sinensis extract is a very effective immune system booster. Even Tibetan monk have been using this herb since ancient time to maintain a proper function of the immune system.
- Balance hormone level
The research shows that people with chronic fatigue syndrome have lower levels of the hormone cortisol, which is secreted by the adrenal glands. The decrease in cortisol level may promote inflammation. Make sure your ration includes vitamins, minerals and essential fats.
- Recommendations for dietary changes and a sensible exercise program
A healthy and balanced diet is crucial for your body function. Make sure to reduce overly processed foods, especially refined sugars. Eating wholesome organic foods with plenty of fruits and vegetables will help your overall health. In addition, try to reduce stress in any way possible, such as yoga, tai chi, meditation, or other types of calming exercises and deep relaxation techniques.
CFS can does impact your emotional well-being so talk-therapy may also support your healing. Explore all the options to find out what works for you.
5 Nov 2011
Article/Information supplied by Lisa C Williams
Disclaimer - Any general advice given in any article should not be relied upon and should not be taken as a substitute for visiting a qualified medical Doctor.