Many people suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, but most of them consider it as a psychological condition. The fact is that no specific lab test is discovered to recognize this situation properly. It is a very complex syndrome, which mainly affects our brain and multiple body systems.
The disease is also known as PVFS (Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome), which causes extreme fatigue. Some viruses such as epstain-barr virus, human herpes virus 6 and cytomegalo virus can help to increase the risk factor of this disorder in human being. Comparatively, number of women who face the problem is higher than the number of men.
The CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) problem is quite different from our normal tiredness and can stay for about 5 to 7 months. The sufferers who have the disorder, become unable to perform their daily tasks such as eating, dressing, getting out of bed, etc. properly. Therefore, it is very important to know the symptoms, causes and treatments of this hazard to get rid of it as soon as possible.
Symptoms of CFS
It is discovered by a test report that the symptoms of this syndrome are very similar to the symptoms of some other diseases such as lupus, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and lyme disease. The symptoms of this disorder are lack of concentration while doing any work, extreme fatigue feeling of muscles, constant pain in the muscles, painful lymph nodes in the armpits or neck, memory related difficulties, physical and emotional discomfort, etc.
Due to this ailment, patients can suffer from its other signs such as headache, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, breathing disturbance, severe aches in the joints (move from one joint to another joint without any kind of swelling or redness), difficulties during sleeping, sore throat problem, loss of memory, excessive exhaustion that lasts for more than 20 hours after doing any general exercise or exertion, etc. Depression distress, several weaknesses, cold extremities, loss of appetite and fever with low temperature are some another symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome.
Some causes of this syndrome
Mainly chronic fatigue syndrome is occurred by the changes of hormone levels of the pituitary glands, hypothalamus and adrenal glands in human body. Those people, who have some other syndromes such as low blood pressure level, low blood sugar level, low capacity of immune system, deficiency of iron in the body and anemia, can suffer from this disorder. For immunological dysfunction in our body, improper production of cytokines increases the extra amount of nitric acid and peroxynitrite, which can increase the risk factor of this disease. The chronic fatigue syndrome can also take place in our body because of the lower level of cortisol and some thyroid problems.
Treatment for Chronic fatigue Syndrome
Treatment by using ginseng
Usage of ginseng is a very useful remedy to combat your fatigue syndrome quickly. A study reveals that panax ginseng can help to enhance the immune system by increasing the mononuclear cells in the blood, which have the important properties to battle with the viral infection. You should take 100 to 250 mg of panax ginseng two times daily for about 2 to 4 months continuously as it can improve the energy level and heal the chronic fatigue syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) fast.
You can also use the Siberian ginseng to strengthen your blood circulation process. You should take 25 to 35 drops of the tonic that is made by Siberian ginseng, twice or thrice everyday for about 5 to 7 months, as it is very beneficial for this disease. Near about 60% of the patients with this chronic disorder gets a better response after taking this treatment.
Usage of Astragalus and Echinacea
Astragalus is an herb, which has the effective property to stimulate the immune system in a proper way. It is also known as huang qi in Korea and Japan. You should make a powder by grinding some root of astragalus and boil 1½ tsp of this powder with a cup of fresh water. After straining and cooling this boiled mixture, you can consume it to get rid of the problem. You should continue this remedy for 2 to 4 times in a day for about 3 to 5 weeks.
Intake of Echinacea is another helpful treatment to cure the fatigue ailment within a short period. You should mash some root of Echinacea and make a fine powder of it. After that, mix 2 tsp of this powder into a cup of warm water and drink it thrice in a day for about 3 to 4 weeks repeatedly. You can also consume 200gm of this powder twice daily instead of this mixture.
Licorice and Pau d’arco herb
To get lot of energy and heal the problem, you should take licorice, which has the important power to stimulate the adrenal glands in your body. Prepare a mixture of 2 to 3 tbsp of licorice root powder with one cup of fresh warm water and take this mixture for 2 to 4 times per day for about 40 to 60 days. 150 to 350 gm of this powder can also be taken alternatively for 2 to 3 times everyday.
However, it is strongly restricted for those people who have certain diseases such as high blood pressure, edema, and kidney or heart disorder. Again, you can extract the liquid from another herb called pau d’arco and mix 2 tsp of this liquid into one cup of lukewarm water. After mixing it firmly, drink it 3 to 4 times in a day for about 2 to 4 months as it can help you to reduce the several types of pain from your body. However, keep in mind that if you take blood thinner medication then do not use the treatment as it can become very harmful for you.
Some other remedies
Prepare a mixture of equal quantity of rosemary, jasmine and peppermint oil and use it in the cooked foods. Continue this for about 2 to 3 months as it can provide energy to you naturally. You can prepare another mixture by mixing carrot juice with kelp and bee pollen as it can give you instant relief from the chronic fatigue syndrome. At last, always try to drink a plenty of water for better hydration of your body and to stay away from this hazard.