Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

by in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fatigue January 16, 2008

PhotobucketOVERALL PLAN

  • Avoid exposure to infectious agents
  • Build immune system, lower susceptibility
  • Obtain supportive therapies for any concurrent ailments

NUTRITION

  • Diet analysis
  • Computerized diet analysis
  • Therapeutic dietary planning

Home Treatments

  • Avoid sugar, caffeine, alcohol, and suspected allergens.
    These all lower the immune response.
  • Minimize saturated fat intake.
    Compromises basic metabolic processes.
  • Increase raw food consumption.
    More complete nutrients
    Maintain the digestive tract in good condition.
  • Eat in a calm environment.
    More complete digestion.
  • Supplement with vitamins and minerals
    Strengthens the immune system
    Aids digestion.
  • Emphasize ascorbic acid.
    Anti-oxidant
    Anti-allergy
    Anti-viral.
  • Emphasize Beta-Carotene.
    Free radical scavenger.
  • Emphasize tyrosine.
    Stimulates neuropathways
    Anti-depressant.

BOTANICALS

  • Hypericum (St. John’s Wort)
    Antidepressant
    Antiviral
  • Glycyrrhiza (Licorice)
    Anti-inflammatory
    Anti-viral
    Adrenal support
  • Silybum (Milk Thistle)
    Liver detoxifier, protector
  • Eleuthrococcus (Ginseng)
    Adrenal support
    Anti-depressant
  • Echinacea (for acute conditions)
    T-cell stimulation
    Interferon stimulation
    Increases macrophages (white blood cells)

PHYSICAL MEDICINE

  • Massage
    Relieves stress
  • Manipulation
    Reestablishes integrity of nervous system
    Relieves stress
  • Constitutional Hydrotherapy
    Stimulates immune system
    Relieves stress
  • Fever Treatment
    Stimulates immune system
    Anti-viral

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

  • General counseling
    Relieves stress
  • Visualization
    Heightens awareness
    Centers focus
  • Positive thinking
    Stimulates immune system
    Relieves stress
  • Relaxation technique
    Relives stress

HOME TREATMENTS

  • Hot/Cold showers
    Stimulates immune system
  • Exercise
    Maintains all systems
  • Decrease number of responsibilities
    Relieves stress
  • Meditation
    Heightens awareness
    Centers focus
    Relieves stress
  • Local support groups

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