You’re tired. You just can’t seem to stay awake. You rest and rest, but find no relief. You could be suffering from chronic fatigue.
Chronicfatigue is more than just feeling tired or worn down after a long week. Chronicfatigue is extreme tiredness that doesn’t go away when you rest and isn’tcaused by an underlying medical condition.
Livingwith Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thiscondition can be debilitating and impact every aspect of your life.Unfortunately, there is no clear understanding of what causes chronic fatigueor what may make it worse. Some researchers speculate that it could be causedby a virus, stress or hormonal imbalances, but no clear reason is agreed upon.In fact, it wasn’t until recently that chronic fatigue was a recognized andwidely-accepted medical diagnosis.
Whatis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
A keysign of chronic fatigue is exhaustion lasting for more than six months thatdoesn’t go away after a night’s rest and cannot be treated with bedrest. Thiscomplete fatigue can even contribute to memory loss, loss of concentration andextreme malaise that lasts long after an exertion.
HowDoes Acupuncture Help with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Whilethere is no clear cure or one-size-fits-all treatment for chronic fatiguesyndrome, acupuncture can help with both the mental and physical symptoms ofchronic fatigue syndrome. Since the early 2000s researchers have been lookinginto the benefits of acupuncture for treating chronic fatigue syndrome withpromising results. Recipients of treatment showed marked improvements in theirmental and physical states, as well as overall pain.
OthersWays to Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Acupunctureis an effective way to treat chronic fatigue syndrome, but it is just one pieceof the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) puzzle for overall health andwellness. One of the most significant ways to make a difference in your wellbeing is through dietary changes. In Traditional Chinese Medicine the stomachis the center of your body’s qi. By ingesting nourishing foods that promotebalance, we can help our body heal itself and encourage the flow of qithroughout the body.
Anotherway to reduce the symptoms and struggles of chronic fatigue syndrome is throughthe use of traditional herbs, ginseng root has been proven to be especiallyeffective when treating the symptoms of exhaustion and chronic fatiguesyndrome.
Whilethere is no cure for chronic fatigue syndrome, you don’t have to live indarkness or suffer alone. Acupuncture, combined with other Traditional ChineseMedicine treatments, can help you live your best life and find your healthagain.
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LotusSpring Acupuncture and Wellness Inc team