Chronic fatigue is one of those conditions that are overall tough to treat. This type of condition is quite common and is also known as chronic fatigue syndrome. Those with chronic fatigue syndrome will experience frequent symptoms like fever, aching, prolonged tiredness, depression. The condition is much more common in women and can have a huge impact on your work and social life. If you have been feeling tired, experience body aching and cannot seem to get your energy levels up despite taking vitamins and eating healthy then you might be suffering from chronic fatigue.
What causes chronic fatigue?
Chronic fatigue can be confirmed through lab testing but the cause of the condition is still unknown. Many speculate that chronic fatigue is a genetic condition, although the condition is also thought to arise as a result of a viral infection. Some also speculate that the condition results from a weakened immune system, prolonged high-stress levels or hormonal imbalances. The condition can last for years and can even be lifelong.
Symptoms of chronic fatigue
The condition can either be mild or severe and can include various symptoms, such as:
- Memory loss, poor memory or a lack of concentration,
- Feeling of tiredness after sleeping
- Muscle aches and pains
- Frequent headaches
- Joint pains but no sign of swelling or redness
- A sore throat
- Swollen lymph nodes in neck and in armpits
Popular treatments for chronic fatigue
Chronic fatigue usually isn’t treated with medication althought the condition can also trigger depression for which acupuncture, yoga, massage, tai chi, counseling and physical therapy may help to alleviate.
Why acupuncture is the best treatment for chronic fatigue
Acupuncture has been known to give the best result for chronic fatigue. The treatment has been in use for over 2000 years and is combined with other treatments to help you regain functionality and overcome the symptoms of chronic fatigue and help you to enjoy a much higher quality of life.
Different people experience different levels of chronic fatigue. The more severe your condition is the more frequent acupuncture sessions you might need.
Acupuncture stimulates the nervous system which promotes blood circulation throughout the body and in the brain. This in return reduces “brain fog” and enhances memory. You will also feel a lot more alert and awake.
Acupuncture can also be applied to reduce the physical symptoms of chronic fatigue. These sessions are also targeted to promote relaxation and to reduce tension in muscles which in turn reduces muscle pains, aches, stiffness, and tension.
This natural remedy is also fantastic for improving sleep, air circulation throughout the body and for restoring internal organs all of which contributes to a boosted immune system and a much more positive overall outcome with regards to energy levels, physical performance, and physical health.
Chronic fatigue might be ongoing for you, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer. With acupuncture and the correct lifestyle you can still enjoy your life to the fullest and live to your full potential.