Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Today, Ms.Charmaine D’Souza – Nutrition and Health Consultant will be talking about the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).

The worries and strains of daily life can be overwhelming and even exhausting. Surprisingly, positive events like an engagement or marriage, moving into a bigger and better home or workplace, going on a trip can also tire us. Understandably, emotional shock from bad news, a failed relationship or the death of a loved one can make us felt drained. However, if you are TATT… or ‘Tired All The Time’ then read on…

Fatigue, meaning tiredness or the feeling of not having enough energy, is a symptom that may result from a great variety of causes and it is probably among the most common symptoms described to physicians and other practitioners. It may range from mild loss of usual energy to greater weariness at certain times of the day, to complete exhaustion and near inability to move.

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), is much less common and a more concerning and harder-to-correct problem. Practitioners and scientists are still working to figure out the cause.

Factors contributing to fatigue:

• Allergies
• Anemia
• Cancer
• Chronic diarrhea and nutrient loss
• Chronic pain
• Constipation
• Depression (and persistent anxiety)
• Environmental toxicity
• Hypoglycaemia
• Immune suppression
• Lack of sleep (or poor sleep and sleep apnea)
• Low HCL
• Obesity
• Poor digestion
• Progressive disease
• Sluggish liver
• Stress and overwork
• Structural misalignment
• Toxicity from the colon

More specific causes of fatigue and chronic fatigue:

Yeast and mold infections and allergies – Candida albicans.

Viral infections (acute) – colds, flu’s, hepatitis and mononucleosis.

Viral infections (chronic) – HIV, Epstein-barr, cytomegalovirus and herpes.

Parasite infections – many possible such as amoebas or worms.

Bacterial infections – staphylococcus or streptococcus.

Hormonal deficiencies – Hypothyroidism, low adrenal function (often due to chronic stress and sugar abuse), pituitary dysfunction, as well as menopause.

Nutritional deficiencies – Magnesium, potassium, iodine, iron, copper, vitamin B12, folic acid, other B vitamins, vitamin C and vitamin E.

Toxic mineral excesses – lead, aluminium, mercury, nickel and cadmium.

Metabolic disease- such as of the heart, liver or kidneys.

Substance abuse – coffee, alcohol, sugar, food reactions, rancid oils, marijuana and other drugs.

Environmental contamination – fluorescent lights, chemical sensitivity.

Psychological problems – boredom and depression, overall unhappiness about life situations and progress.

Our Good Health Always ‘Antifatigue Nutrient Program’ is aimed at incorporating specific nutrients in amounts required by the individual. It is a multifaceted approach to treating chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia.

It includes the following:
– Nutritional therapies with B complex vitamins, magnesium, iodine,selenium,zinc and specific amino acids.
– Natural hormone support, including thyroid, adrenal and sex hormones.
– Incorporating herbs like ginseng, ginger, haldi, ginko biloba, gotu kola, cayenne pepper etc in specific amounts.
– Avoiding sugar, caffeine, alcohol and refined flour.
– Avoiding foods which are allergenic.
– Treating chronic or recurrent infections of the sinuses, bladder, vagina and prostate gland.
– Treating bacterial, yeast and parasitic infections.
– Improving digestion, absorption and assimilation of nutrients.
– Improving the individuals sleep pattern – an important factor in healing fibromyalgia and CFS
– Improving mental health and general well-being

If you would like to enroll for our ‘Antifatigue Nutrient Program’ do send us your details via the health questionnaire available on our website

Hoping to help you get from fatigued to fit and fantastic soon.

Stay blessed with good health …always!!!

Warm regards,
Charmaine D’Souza

This post is republished from the blog with the permission of Ms.Charmaine D’Souza.  

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About the Author:

Charmaine D’Souza, is a nutrition and health consultant with more than 25 years of experience in assisting clients who are interested in improving their health and general well-being through better nutrition and healthy changes in their lifestyle. Charmaine is a great believer in freedom of choice in healthcare. In order to have this freedom, one must have information about the different systems of healing.Charmaine is the author of two nutrition books published by Random House India called Kitchen Clinic and Blood Sugar and Spice. 

Charmaine and her team work with clients through individualized, one-on-one sessions to offer sound nutrition and health guidelines based on Naturopathy. With the philosophy of Naturopathy, their aim is to treat the individual in body, mind, and spirit.Charmaine’s methods include a recipe for a spice and herb mix and a therapeutic water infusion along with a basic diet plan that is geared toward improving the health of the client.

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