Fatigue Therapy

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many people don't realize fatigue is a symptom, not a disease, and proper treatment depends on establishing its real cause. We all feel it. For some, it's the chronic complaint that has been nagging them for years. For others, it's the temporary yet annoying phenomenon that keeps them from feeling in top condition. What triggers chronic fatigue syndrome? Fatigue can be physiological - caused by overwork, lack of sleep, faulty diet, inadequate exercise, or even noise. There is also the pathological sort of fatigue where tiredness may be an early warning for such problems as hepatitis, anemia, or other medical…
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Tension and Anxiety Relief Without Drugs

Tension and Anxiety Relief Without Drugs

Believing that many doctors have encouraged people to turn so quickly to sedatives or tranquilizers. Dr. Meares presents a natural method for the relief of nervous tension and anxieties. In his book, Tension and Anxiety Relief Without Drugs, he describes step-by-step natural techniques that can be practiced by anyone, at any time. This self-management involves the complete relaxation of both body and mind. The causes and the signs of anxiety, and many interesting facts about the nature of pain, are also set out in the book. Feelings of tension and anxiety Feelings of tension and anxiety seem all too common…
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Astragalus and Saw Palmetto

Astragalus and Saw Palmetto

If anyone thought that the science of Herbal Medicine was only "historic" and merely a collection of hearsay tales from the distant past, the latest medical application of two not well-known but traditional herbs will put that misconception to rest. These herbs offer hope to thousands who currently suffer major physical disorders such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Immune Deficiency, Hepatitis, or Non-Malignant Prostatic Enlargement, and to thousands more the prospect of prevailing the advent of these diseases. The two herbs in question are Astragalus (also known by the common name Milk Vetch, botanical name Astragalus membranaceus) and Saw Palmetto (Sabal…
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What happens to your body when you are tired?

What happens to your body when you are tired?

What happens in the body and in the brain when you are tired? Why is it that you feel tired after an effort? Why are you dejected and "low" after prolonged worry? People take both these forms of tiredness so much for granted that they don't bother to find out what is happening to them. But fatigue is a form of toxicity (poisoning). First, take a look at muscular fatigue. The poisoning develops in three main phases. 1. EFFORT: This entails a large consumption of sugar and oxygen by the body. Imagine you are going to ride a bicycle for…
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What to do when I am always tired and have no energy

What to do when I am always tired and have no energy

Anybody can be bounding with energy. There is no magic formula required just some plain commonsense. Many people follow the rules quite naturally and they are the ones who always have plenty of peps whether it is the hottest day of summer or the middle of winter. Most people are relatively fit and well. Of course, if you are unwell, your energy flags. But if you are fit you will find that you are quickly back on your feet at full strength. Here are some of the key areas to watch to maintain good health and plenty of energy. SLEEP…
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Muscle Fatigue after Exercise

Muscle Fatigue after Exercise

You're exercising and feeling good. Your body is thrilled at the chance to perform well, the heart is pumping, the muscles are jumping, and the mind is flowing with the body's movements. But the next day! Those good feelings are just a fading memory. Your immediate concern is trying to get out of bed. Your whole body seems to have contracted into a tight ball of aches and pains, muscles are stiff and sore, and every movement difficult. What went wrong? The answer's simple — you put more strain on your body than it could cope with, and you damaged…
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Work Fatigue: Why do I get so tired at work?

Work Fatigue: Why do I get so tired at work?

Is work tiring? This might seem a stupid question. Put it to a busy mother at the end of her day's work, try it on a call center agent who can't get a seat in the bus home - and just see what reaction you'll get! Chances are they'll either snap your head off or laugh in your face. They'll say, "Of course work is tiring! It's exhausting!" But a doctor's view is much less straightforward. Numerous studies by highly qualified specialists have shown that for the most part, you are not tired because you work. It is because you…
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How to get more energy when you’re feeling tired all the time

How to get more energy when you’re feeling tired all the time

Do you jump out of bed each morning full of zing and zest, and happy to face another day? Or do you crawl out, feeling limp, languid, exhausted, and depressed with no spark, no pep, no energy? We all go through times of reduced vitality and energy. But a normal, well-adjusted person should normally feel happy, sprightly, and have a reasonable supply of vitality surging through the system at most times. So, if you have the idea that you are perpetually listless, down-trodden and a "has-been" in the energy stakes, it is high time to take stock, try and find…
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What to do when you’re feeling tired all the time

What to do when you’re feeling tired all the time

American actress, singer, and author tells how she discovered the secret of unlimited vitality, using a special diet, self-hypnosis, and other means. Follow her advice and be transformed. Are you a victim of the Human Energy Crisis? Are you drained at the end of the day, and sometimes at the beginning, and do you feel once in a while that life isn't worth living? Are you often tired and do you drink gallons of coffee to rev up your motor? Do you smoke a lot because cigarettes give you the lift you need? Do you usually have a drink before…
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Natural Remedies for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue

Natural Remedies for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue

What can be done to combat fatigue and fibromyalgia? You need good food, sleep, fresh air, some idle moments, some fun to give you a lift. With these, you can't go wrong. There are often a number of underlying factors relevant to fatigue and can include an inadequate diet, in particular an insufficient intake of vitamins and minerals. What foods will give me more energy? Lack of B Group vitamins especially vitamin B12, and the mineral magnesium can cause chronic irritability, exhaustion, and mental fatigue. Although supplements are readily available it is far better to maintain a well-balanced diet including…
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Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic Massage

Beyond being a warning signal of disorder, pain can be just a nuisance. Yet relief from it, and from other "painless" discomforts, is right at your fingertips. Traditionally we think of having five senses: touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight. But there is a sixth sense - pain. Pain has a vital survival value. It is a warning that something is wrong and should be attended to as soon as it occurs, generally by seeking skilled, medical help. But often pain has disadvantages which outweigh its advantages. It can outstay its welcome as a warning signal. It can be a…
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10 Tips to Cure Sleep Problems Naturally

10 Tips to Cure Sleep Problems Naturally

Relaxation of mind and body are the all-important keys in a plan that can help even with long-time sleep problems. TRANQUIL THOUGHTS Sit down for half an hour before bedtime and let your mind relax. Let everything go. Go over some of the more pleasant events of the day. Do not watch a suspense movie on TV or read a crime thriller which gets your nerves on edge. Aim for tranquil thoughts. READING Many find that reading is conducive to sleep. A pleasant, innocuous book, magazine or paper (ideally, a boring one) will tend to lull you into a doze.…
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