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Learn how to heal your body after Burnout (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or ME), with a focus on nutrition.

Fatigue Supplements

Supplementation can be a crucial help when recovering from chronic fatigue. Burnout and stress can lead to deficiencies which, while we can often resolve with good diet, can be more quickly brought into balance with supplements.

  • Daily Greens

    Daily Greens provide essential nutrients and antioxidants, potentially boosting energy, improving immune function, and reducing inflammation, which can alleviate symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome.

  • DHEA

    DHEA may improve energy, mood, pain thresholds, and immune function; potentially alleviating some symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

  • Flaxseed

    Flaxseed, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, helps combat inflammation often associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, offering potential relief from fatigue, increasing energy, boosting mood, and improving mental clarity.

  • Ginseng

    Ginseng may help people with chronic fatigue syndrome by enhancing energy, boosting the immune system, reducing stress, and improving cognitive function.

  • Inulin

    Inulin improves gut health, boosts immune system, enhances calcium absorption and managing weight, potentially alleviating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome symptoms.

  • Iron

    Iron improves energy levels, cognitive functioning, and immune response in people with chronic fatigue syndrome, effectively alleviating their primary symptoms.

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Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Therapies can let others help us in our burnout recovery process. The feelings of burnout, fatigue and depression can be alienating, and take their toll on our body. Interacting with others as they care for you can help turn the tide on your fatigue.

  • Light exercise

    Light exercise can help manage Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) by gently increasing stamina, regulating sleep, and boosting mood.

  • Massage

    Massage for CFS can relieve muscle pain, reduce stress, improve sleep quality, and enhance overall well-being by promoting relaxation and circulation.

  • Meditation

    Meditation can help manage CFS by reducing stress, improving focus, aiding sleep, and promoting overall mental and physical well-being.

  • Metabolic Detox

    Metabolic Detox can help those with CFS by removing toxins that impair energy production, potentially enhancing energy levels and improving overall health.

  • Myofascial release

    Myofascial release for CFS may alleviate chronic pain, improve circulation, enhance flexibility, decrease inflammation, and boost energy levels.

  • Nutritional changes

    Nutritional changes can boost energy, eliminate certain CFS symptoms, and improve overall well-being in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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Symptoms of Burnout

Burnout signs and symptoms may be familiar to you, but here we deep-dive into each symptom and share the latest science. Whether it’s feelings of chronic fatigue, depression, or cognitive impairments; get yourself up to date with the common symptoms of CFS/ME/Burnout.

  • Gastrointestinal Issues

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) are debilitating conditions marked by extreme fatigue and a range of other symptoms. Gastrointestinal (GI) issues are often reported as one of these accompanying symptoms. Symptoms Common GI complaints in people with CFS include abdominal pain, nausea, bloating, and alterations in bowel habits such as diarrhoea and…

  • Headaches

    Along with the fatigue of CFS/ME, people often experience symptoms such as muscle or joint pain, sore throat, sleep problems and more notably, headaches. Headache: A Common Symptom Headaches are one of the most frequently reported symptoms associated with CFS/ME. They are different in type and severity for everyone. Some people may experience mild, dull…

  • Inability to concentrate

    One of the most debilitating symptoms associated with CFS is cognitive impairment, often referred to as ‘brain fog’ by those who experience it. This encompasses a variety of cognitive problems including short-term memory loss, difficulty with thinking and concentration, disorientation, and confusion. These issues can severely impact a person’s ability to perform regular daily activities.…

  • Insomnia

    One of the common symptoms associated with CFS is insomnia, a sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. Role of Insomnia in CFS For individuals with CFS, insomnia can be a…

  • Irregular Body Temperature Regulation

    One common symptom reported by people living with CFS is irregular body temperature regulation, often leading to sensations of feeling hot or cold without an apparent reason. The Connection This irregular body temperature regulation is largely linked to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis dysfunction often observed in people with CFS. The HPA axis is a set…

  • Irregular Heartbeats or Palpitations

    One of the symptoms of CFS/ME/Burnout could be irregular heartbeats or palpitations, although it’s not intrinsic to the condition. Understanding Irregular Heartbeats or Palpitations Heart palpitations are sensations that feel like your heart is fluttering, skipping a beat, pounding, or beating too hard or too fast. This can sometimes be felt in your chest, throat,…

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Cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

There is no clear scientific consensus on what causes ‘Burnout’. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME, or otherwise diagnosed, there are several potential causes which get varying levels of support from the published scientific community.

  • Viral Infection

    Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, is a long-term illness with a wide range of symptoms, the most common of which is extreme tiredness. One possible cause of CFS could be a viral infection. There are a few reasons why viral infection could lead to CFS. Firstly, some viruses are known to…

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The Chronic Fatigue Blog

Read more about various treatment approaches dealing with Chronic Fatigue and get the latest news on CFS/ME science.

  • Probiotics Improve Cognitive Function in ME/CFS

    Learn how probiotics can improve cognitive function in ME/CFS and discover the benefits of probiotic strains like LGG and Bifidobacterium. Find recommendations for supplements and foods to enhance brain health.

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