CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME – (03-06-05)By
Chronic fatigue syndrome: assessment of increased oxidative stress and altered muscle excitability in response to incremental exercise
For many years, conditions like chronic fatigue and irritable bowel were considered psychogenic because no physiological alterations could be found. Well, it’s not that they weren’t there–we just didn’t know where to look.
This study just confirms what many of us in manual medicine have known for some time–these patients are very prone to “overtreatment.” Do too much, exercise too much or go too deep and the patient will be very sore the next day.
Following the results of this article, it is logical to assume that these patients would respond very favorable to interventions designed to support the mitochodria and reduce oxidative stress.
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Since acquiring a passion for how the body works in chiropractic school, I have continued to indulge this desire by reading some 120 peer reviewed medical journals per month. I’m always learning more about how to help people avoid chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer, and pass along this information in my blog. There are currently almost 2,000 posts cataloged on almost every health topic imaginable. Click Here for more bio information