05 Mar How tired do I feel? Chronic fatigue
A condition characterized by weakness, fatigue, discomfort, effort for anything and vague anxiety, without any laboratory findings or Pathological causes has been termed in the Literature Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (C.F.S.).
Literature also states that, until now, the exact cause that leads to this disorder has not been identified. However, millions of people experience the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (C.F.S.), but nobody can explain exactly why.
An invisible Disease or condition, which also functions as an anteroom for Chronic Diseases, such as Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, Overweight, Arterial Hypertension, and Heart Diseases. Given that the human body is led to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome through an evolutionary process, the mechanisms of which underlie and still exist after years while symptoms are apparent, it is difficult to detect it. It is a condition in which we are crawling slowly and steadily, without any significant warning, so that to be able to manage it.
According to the World Health Organization, 88% of the population suffers from Chronic Diseases.
How tired do I feel? – Chronic Fatigue
To be able to identify, diagnose, and treat Chronic condition, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a main prerequisite is to be able to “see” at the cellular level. In recent years, exams are performed mainly in the U.S.A. and Great Britain, which “photograph” the cell and give us all information we need concerning its proper function.
The causes of Chronic Diseases at cellular level, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, which cannot be detected through typical exams, fall within two categories. On one hand, the deficiency of vital nutrients, and on the other on chemicals and radiation, accumulated mainly in the adipose tissue, resulting in a deviation from the basic biochemical cycle of the cell.
The names that have been given from time to time to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (C.F.S.) are: Addison’s disease, Addison’s hypoadrenia, Subclinical hypoadrenia, Neurasthenia, Adrenal neurasthenia, Adrenal apathy.
Adrenal fatigue is the prevailing name today. In 1969, Dr. John Tinterra, a Physician specialized in low functioning of Adrenal glands, stated that 16% of people, this condition could be fatal. When Biochemical stress within an organism is increased, Adrenal glands have the role to restore balance, through the production of regulatory hormones, supporting homeostasis. If an organism functions continuously under stressful conditions and with deficiencies in nutrients, Adrenal glands show “Chronic fatigue”. These are the reasons why, until recently, this disease was not easily identifiable.
A patient saying “I feel so tired – Chronic Fatigue”, suffers from the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
A person may live normally due to the slow progress of the disease, thinking s/he is healthy.
However, Adrenal glands experience Chronic Fatigue, without any apparent signs of physical disease.
How tired do I feel? – Chronic Fatigue: Treatment
People that may suffer from Adrenal Fatigue (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), may present the following symptoms:
Fatigue with no apparent reason. Inability to wake up in the morning, irrespectively of hours of sleep. Intense emotional swings Unspecified anxiety. More weight that cannot be lost. Inability to face daily life. Inability to feel happy and satisfied. Reduced sexual desire (libido). Frequent and intense desire for savory or sweet snacks.
It is advisable to undergo Bio 4h type exams.
Exams at the cellular level through a simple blood sample collection, which is then sent abroad.
The results of the exams determine the Treatment Regimen for the patient, with a mean duration of three to twelve months.
In cases that there are no other Pathological conditions, the patient that thought s/he was healthy, returns to normal biochemical levels. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and tiredness disappear, the levels of energy are high again, and s/he can face everyday life adequately.
Therapeutic Protocols for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome include Molecular nutrition, Biomimetic Hormones administration and Restoration of any deficiency, at cellular level, helping Adrenal glands to restore normal functioning.
Dr. Nikoleta Koini, M.D.
Doctor of Functional, Preventive, Anti-ageing and Restorative Medicine.
Diplomate and Board Certified in Anti-aging, Preventive, Functional and Regenerative Medicine from A4M (American Academy in Antiaging Medicine).
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