Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS
Chronic fatigue syndrome is the name adopted for some physical, constitutional and psychological complaints. Before this name was chosen, according to U.S Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people that diagnosed with effort syndrome, neurasthenia, epidemic neuro myasthenia and post-viral fatigue syndrome were likely to be suffering from CFS. Chronic fatigue syndrome is common in women than in men and prominent among people between ages 25-45 years with a few exceptions.
What Causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Variety of studies shows that viruses are responsible for Chronic fatigue syndrome as it follows the form of acute infections although not in the affirmative. In recent time, abnormalities in neuroendocrine function have been suspected to be responsible for impaired energy and mood of patients. The prominence of depression in two-third of its patients made some to tag Chronic fatigue syndrome as a psychiatric disorder primarily.
Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The symptoms of Chronic fatigue syndrome start noticeably in an active individual with a flu-like illness as a trigger. This illness followed by intense exhaustion that accompanied with any of a sore throat, muscle or joint aches, headache, tender lymph node and fever. As the syndrome persists for weeks, discomfort in sleep, poor concentration, and depression become evident.
No laboratory test can directly diagnose Chronic fatigue syndrome except by doing a complete examination to eliminate the likelihood of other illnesses one after the other.
Homeopathy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Homeopathy treats patients as a whole entity without solely focussing on the ailment. After the history of a patient’s condition
thoroughly carried out and a proper examination completed, a constitutional remedy is selected to treat specific symptoms that are peculiar to a patient. Common medications used in a case like this include Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Phosphorus, Nux vomica and Sepia. Other remedies unique to fatigue and their particular applicable symptom are below:
Phosphoric acid for fatigue
This treats debility as a result of persistent grief, stress or exertion of the mind, sexual exertion or any form of nervous strain. It helps indifference, torpidity of body and mind and apathy. Activity like studying causes a feeling of heaviness in the head and limbs.
Kali Phosphoricum against chronic fatigue
Known as the chief biochemical nerve salt and found in brain cells and nerve fluids. It is suitable for any of these conditions such as despondency, anxiety, mental and physical breakdown, neurasthenia, fearfulness, weak memory, hypochondriasis, hysteria, insomnia, mental decay, night terrors, irritability, insanity, and paralysis.
Gelsemium helps to fight fatigue
The characteristic symptom in need of this remedy are poor concentration of the mind, dullness, vertigo, dull ache at the base of the brain, poor self-confidence and a sudden outburst of emotion that can lead to indigestion and diarrhea
Avena Sativa for weakness and restless
This remedy selectively affects the nutritive function in the brain and nervous system. This treatment calms the gives strength to the nerves. It also serves as a tonic after an exhausting disease treatment.
Picric acid for low energy
This remedy is best suited for the preference to remain mentally inactive and the desire always lies down and rest. A slight exertion comes with headaches and exhaustion, limiting such a person’s capacity for work. Also, sexual irritability may be experienced
Acupuncture Treatment for Chronic Fatigue
Acupuncture treatment for Chronic fatigue syndrome involves the insertion of needles in acupuncture points of the body for about 20minutes, and this can include lifting or twirling of the needles from time to time as determined by the therapist.
Acupuncture can be used to drain the dampness in the body in other to strengthen digestion which will make the production of energy more in the body. Dampness in the body can be felt in the form of tiredness and the familiar feeling of fatigue. These feelings caused by energy blocks hindering the flow of energy which leaves the body foggy and desirous of sleep most times.
It is necessary to expel the pathogen from the body and work on strengthening weak organs of the body. By so doing the Qi in the body returns to bring a balance in the body.
The effectiveness of acupuncture may vary from person to person. It is best combined with homeopathic therapy for more effectiveness. Another factor to consider is the qualification and experience of the therapist, especially in both acupuncture and homeopathy treatments.
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