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Menopause and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Some of the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and menopause overlap. Joint pain, headaches, lack of energy, depression and anxiety are present in both conditions. Menopause patients experience hot flushes, decreased libido and aging skin. The three stages of a women’s lifecycle are pre, peri and post menopause and all three of these stages can […]

Inflammation and Chronic Fatigue Causes

Inflammation, as dubbed by Time Magazine, is one of the chronic fatigue causes and is a secret killer found to be the foundation for such diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, arthritis, heart attacks, Fibromyalgia, allergies, obesity and many more diseases. While many of these diseases are not related nor caused by the other, […]

Eczema and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Eczema and chronic fatigue syndrome are both categorized as inflammatory diseases that can be caused or irritated by allergic reactions to food and stress. Eczema’s symptoms are dry itchy patches of skin, swollen tissue and sometimes bleeding open wounds. Stress and exhaustion can cause the symptoms of eczema and chronic muscle fatigue to worsen. Certain […]

Arthritis and Chronic Muscle Fatigue

Chronic muscle fatigue, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are auto-immune, pro-inflammatory disorders. What this means is that the body is being damaged by its own immune system. While the immune system is the body’s way of fighting off viruses and bacteria, when inflammation occurs the body perceives these conditions as invasive. The resulting symptoms are stiffness […]

Niki Gratrix Conscious TV Nutrition Interview

This is an excerpt from an interview with Niki Gratrix filmed for Conscious TV last year. In this clip, Niki talks about why integrating treatments together is so important, including sharing a key story from “The International Symposium of Functional Medicine” in California last year. [youtube e7Iy_eSZbd0]

Chronic Fatigue Doctor Recommendation: Cut out Sugar

Any chronic fatigue doctor will tell you that sugar is a poison that everyone with this illness should avoid completely. Glucose is sugar in its simplest chemical form. Carbohydrates are all foods that break down into glucose when eaten and include sugar and starch.  They are broken down into glucose –the only form in which […]

Epsom Salts for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fibromyalgia syndrome chronic fatigue is linked to toxicity and low levels of vital minerals such as magnesium sulphate. Epsom salts are a good way to increase magnesium levels and help with detoxification. While Dead Sea Salts have benefits, they are mainly made from magnesium chloride which does not promote liver detoxification. Epsom salts are made […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diet for Food Intolerances

A chronic fatigue diet must deal with with allergies, since most people who have chronic fatigue suffer with allergies. A person has an allergy when their immune system over-reacts to a substance that is not normally harmful. Allergies can be tested by a doctor, and are less common than intolerances. People are usually born with […]

Adrenal Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Adrenal chronic fatigue is at the root of much illness. The adrenal glands manufacture many hormones, including the fast acting stress hormones, adrenalin and noradrenalin,and the slower acting cortisol and DHEA. These hormones provide us the energy we need to feel energetic and experience a sense of wellbeing. They also help us to deal with […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms

One of the main chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms is low energy levels. Evidence reveals that one of the best ways to raise balance energy levels is to have a protein drink in the morning.  It offers an easy way to create sustainable energy throughout the day. The mid-morning and mid-afternoon hunger pangs and energy dips […]