fatigue symptoms

8 Energy-Boosting Foods to Help Keep You Alert

Instead of reaching for a dangerous energy drink or soda, try one of the following eight energy-boosting foods. Energy-Boosting Foods #1: Green Tea Caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate, cola, energy drinks) is a drug, a strong stimulant that actually generates a stress reaction in the body. Try going for three weeks … Read More

9 Iron Deficiency Symptoms You Can Identify Yourself

Do you think you have iron deficiency symptoms? Learn to identify the symptoms, and what to do about it if you are deficient in this vital element. Iron Deficiency Symptoms Iron is needed for the formation of hemoglobin in red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to deliver it … Read More

The Role of Inflammation in Fatigue

As a doctor, I hear this question a lot. When a patient asks me, “Why am I tired all the time?” I think of inflammation. It may surprise you, as it does many of my patients, that you could have a problem with inflammation and not even know it, and … Read More

5 Reasons You May Have Leaky Gut Syndrome

The lining of your gut is directly related to the health of your whole body. This lining forms a crucial barrier between you and the outside world. In a sense, everything inside your gut is outside of you. Only a few very specific substances are normally allowed through, and the … Read More

Do You Have Post-Viral Fatigue?

Are you caught in a vicious cycle of stress, fatigue, and infections? Most of the time we think of extreme fatigue as being the result of an infection; hence the term “post-viral fatigue.” And we can easily see how post-viral fatigue syndrome can result from chronic stress. Fatigue Can Cause … Read More

Iron Deficiency Could Be A Cause of Fatigue

Even if you don't have anemia, you could have an iron deficiency that's sapping your energy. It's entirely possible, especially if you're a woman of reproductive age, to have borderline anemia without becoming fully anemic. When you're iron deficient but not anemic, you can still suffer from lower vitality, decreased immune … Read More

Iron Deficiency Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Symptoms

In Part 1 of this article you learned about a study showing how chronic fatigue can be successfully treated with iron supplements in women who have iron deficiency but don’t have full blown anemia.[1] (Find 9 Iron Deficiency Symptoms here.) The French and Swiss researchers found that iron supplementation for 12 … Read More

Qigong Found to Significantly Reduce Chronic Fatigue Symptoms

Can an ancient healing therapy used thousands of years ago be effective in today’s fast pace world for reducing chronic fatigue symptoms? It can in fact—according to a recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Additional validation of its effectiveness is that it is … Read More

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