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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment in Akron

Often mistaken for regular bouts of exhaustion or a psychological rather than a physical problem, chronic fatigue syndrome is unmistakably physical and debilitating. It is characterized as extreme fatigue that cannot be explained by another underlying condition and does not improve with rest.

Often symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome set in when the adrenal glands are not functioning properly. The fatigue becomes worse when you exert your energy in physical or mental activity, and it can flare up during intense or long periods of stress.

Chronic fatigue is caused by the energy box of the cells (the mitochondria) being malnourished and flooded with toxins and inflammatory mediators. It can be worsened by infections, liver and kidney congestion, hormone imbalances, or psychological stress. Recent research suggests that people with chronic fatigue syndrome could have imbalances in their gut bacteria.

There could be many reasons for fatigue. It could be a hormonal imbalance, problems with your adrenal gland, food allergies, or your thyroid. We use testing to determine the root cause and aim treatment at correcting the imbalance.

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