Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Strengthen Your Body to Combat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome!
Chronic fatigue syndrome can lead to a continual cycle of symptoms including muscle and joint pain, headaches, low-grade fever, and lymph node swelling. If you or someone you love is struggling with chronic fatigue, turn the pages of this book to discover a thoughtful, complete approach that will help lead you to wellness. While traditional medicine treats each symptom separately, this book offers a "host-centered" approach that focuses on natural methods to effectively raise your energy level.
Dr. Michael T. Murray, co-author of the bestseller Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, clearly explains specific measures you can take to improve your stamina, mental energy, and physical abilities. He offers advice on topics such as:
-The causes of chronic fatigue syndrome
-Detoxification purifiers to enhance your immune system
-Methods for stimulating lymphatic flow
-Nutritional support for the immune system
-Adrenal balance and stress management techniques
Now you can take control of your healing process using this completely natural approach. Begin a new, healthful lifestyle today!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 12.7mm | 249.47g
  • Rocklin, United States
  • English
  • 1559584904
  • 9781559584906
  • 1,213,927

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Strengthen Your Body to Combat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome!
Chronic fatigue syndrome can lead to a continual cycle of symptoms including muscle and joint pain, headaches, low-grade fever, and lymph node swelling. If you or someone you love is struggling with chronic fatigue, turn the pages of this book to discover a thoughtful, complete approach that will help lead you to wellness. While traditional medicine treats each symptom separately, this book offers a "host-centered" approach that focuses on natural methods to effectively raise your energy level.
Dr. Michael T. Murray, co-author of the bestseller "Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, clearly explains specific measures you can take to improve your stamina, mental energy, and physical abilities. He offers advice on topics such as:
-The causes of chronic fatigue syndrome
-Detoxification purifiers to enhance your immune system
-Methods for stimulating lymphatic flow
-Nutritional support for the immune system
-Adrenal balance and stress management techniques
Now you can take control of your healing process using this completely natural approach. Begin a new, healthful lifestyle today!
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Table of contents

Contents
Section I: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Overview
1. What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
CDC Diagnostic Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Epstein-Barr Virus and CFS
Immune System Abnormalities and CFS
Fibromyalgia and CFS
Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia
Chapter Summary

2. Diagnosing the Causes of Chronic Fatigue
The Medical Definition of Chronic Fatigue
What Can Cause Chronic Fatigue?
Clinical Evaluation of Chronic Fatigue
Depression
Stress and Low Adrenal Function
Impaired Liver Function and/or Environmental Illness
Impaired Immune Function and/or Chronic Infection
Chronic Candida Infection
Food Allergies
Hypothyroidism
Hypoglycemia
What If There Are Multiple Causes?
Chapter Summary
Section II: Foundational Approach to Chronic Fatigue
3. Tuning up the Mind and Attitude
Influence of the Mind on the Immune System
Importance of a Positive Attitude
Conditioning Your Mind and Attitude
Chapter Summary

4. Dietary Guidelines
Dietary Guidelines for Chronic Fatigue
Caffeine and Energy Levels
Refined Carbohydrates and Energy Levels
Designing a Healthful Diet
The Healthy Exchange System
Menu Planning
Finding and Controlling Food Allergies
Chapter Summary

5. Physical Care of the Body
Breathing
Posture
Bodywork
Exercise
Chapter Summaly

6. Nutritional Supplementation
Multiple Vitamin—Mineral Formulas
A Quick Guide to Vitamins and Minerals
Special Nutrients for Chronic Fatigue
Chapter Summary

Section III: Addressing the Causes of Chronic Fatigue
7. Chronic Fatigue and Liver Function
The Liver and Immune Function
Damage to the Liver and Chronic Fatigue
Supporting the Liver
Diet and Liver Function
Plant-Based Medicines and Liver Function
Fasting
Chapter Summary

8. Chronic Fatigue and Immunune Function
What Is the Immune System?
Diet and Immune Function
Thymus Gland Activity and Immune Function
Chapter Summary

9. Chronic Fatigue and Adrenal Function
Stress and the Adrenals
Supporting the Adrenal Glands
Chapter Summary

10. Chronic Fatigue and Thyroid Function
How Common Is Hypothyroidism?
Manifestations of Adult Hypothyroidism
Dietary Considerations in Hypothyroidism
Correcting Hypothyroidism
Exercise and Thyroid Function
Chapter Summary
11. Plant-Based Medicines for Chronic Fatigue
Siberian Ginseng
Panax Ginseng
St. John's Wort
Shiitake Mushrooms
Chapter Summary

Section IV: Putting It All Together
12. The Energy Prescription
References
Index
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About Michael T. Murray

Dr. Michael T. Murray is the author of over 30 books, including the acclaimed bestsellers The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Third Edition) and The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (co-authored with Dr. Joseph Pizzorno). He is regarded as the world authority on natural medicine and appears regularly in national media, including the Dr. Oz Show. An educator, lecturer, researcher and health food industry consultant, Michael also constantly updates his health information portal: DoctorMurray.com.
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