What Helps Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome also known as CFS or myalgic encephalomyelitis is a complicated disease characterized by prolonged periods of extreme fatigue not associated with an underlying medical condition.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Multivitamin

Multivitamins essentially provide vitamins and minerals at levels close to Daily Values or Recommended Dietary Allowances. No standard definition or regulatory guidelines are available.


Effectiveness
56%


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Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)

Vitamin B12, also known as Cobalamin, is one of the eight, water-soluble B vitamins that play a key role in cellular metabolism. Naturally present in animal foods including dairy (milk, swiss cheese, eggs), fish (tuna), meat (beef) and shellfish (clams, crab). Vitamin B12 aids red blood cell production, neurological function and DNA synthesis.


Effectiveness
82%


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Acetyl L-carnitine


Effectiveness
20%


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DHEA


Effectiveness
25%


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Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential mineral for the human body absorbed through foods including nuts (almonds, cashews, peanuts), beans (black beans, edamame) and vegetables (spinach, potatoes). It is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body helping maintain nerve and muscle function, a healthy immune system, blood glucose levels, as well as, aiding in energy and protein production.


Effectiveness
54%


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L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine is an amino acid produced by the body that transports fatty acids into the mitochondria for energy production. Carnitine is named from the Latin word carnus or flesh as the compound is primarily sourced from meat – red meat, fish, poultry and dairy being the best sources.


Effectiveness
19%


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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as CBT, is a psychotherapy centered on bringing awareness to inaccurate or negative thinking, therefore altering behavioral patterns. In addition to helping individuals manage stressful situations, CBT is used in the treatment of mental health disorders including depression, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder.


Effectiveness
29%


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