Train the Brain to Fight Chronic Fatigue

A new study comparing treatments to fight chronic fatigue syndrome has found that cognitive behavioral therapy, which changes the way sufferers think about and respond to fatigue, can have a far more positive effect on the condition than previously thought. Chronic fatigue syndrome affects around 2% of the world’s population and its main symptom is intense long term…

How to Treat Chronic Fatigue Naturally

Although chronic fatigue is thought to be a modern condition, illnesses with similar symptoms have been described as far back as the eighteenth century.  In the 1800’s this condition was referred to as neurasthenia.  In 1938, the name changed to myalgic encephalomyelitis, a term which is still used in Europe.  In the U.S. in the 1980’s,…

Coffee Boost is All in the Mind

Regular coffee drinkers may become immune to the stimulatory effects of caffeine according to a study at Bristol University. The UK based research suggests that rather than experiencing a buzz or heightened sense of alertness, regular coffee or tea drinkers are just keeping withdrawal symptoms at bay when they have another cup. What Does the…

Easy Tips to Get Your Energy Back

  The foods we eat can either decrease or increase our energy levels. Coffee, soda, and foods made with processed sugar can deplete the body and drain it of energy.  Plant foods, such as fruits and vegetables, and water can replenish the body and boost energy. Problem #1- Coffee It is the first thing most people look for in the morning…

Adrenal Fatigue: Why You Feel So Bad

There are many components of a healthy “energy” system in our body. When  one or more of these components is out of sync, you will experience  manifestations of low energy. These systems and their malfunctions include:   Thyroid gland: Cannot make enough thyroid hormone  (hypothyroidism). Adrenal glands: Becomes too weak to handle stress of the body’s normal energy production…