Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Michael T. Murray, N.D.
Paperback $15.00

Jun 20, 1994 | 208 Pages

  • Paperback $15.00

    Jun 20, 1994 | 208 Pages

Table Of Contents

Section I: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Overview
1. What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
CDC Diagnostic Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Epstein-Barr Virus and CFS
Immune System Abnormalities and CFS
Fibromyalgia and CFS
Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia
Chapter Summary

2. Diagnosing the Causes of Chronic Fatigue
The Medical Definition of Chronic Fatigue
What Can Cause Chronic Fatigue?
Clinical Evaluation of Chronic Fatigue
Stress and Low Adrenal Function
Impaired Liver Function and/or Environmental Illness
Impaired Immune Function and/or Chronic Infection
Chronic Candida Infection
Food Allergies
What If There Are Multiple Causes?
Chapter Summary
Section II: Foundational Approach to Chronic Fatigue
3. Tuning up the Mind and Attitude
Influence of the Mind on the Immune System
Importance of a Positive Attitude
Conditioning Your Mind and Attitude
Chapter Summary

4. Dietary Guidelines
Dietary Guidelines for Chronic Fatigue
Caffeine and Energy Levels
Refined Carbohydrates and Energy Levels
Designing a Healthful Diet
The Healthy Exchange System
Menu Planning
Finding and Controlling Food Allergies
Chapter Summary

5. Physical Care of the Body
Chapter Summaly

6. Nutritional Supplementation
Multiple Vitamin—Mineral Formulas
A Quick Guide to Vitamins and Minerals
Special Nutrients for Chronic Fatigue
Chapter Summary

Section III: Addressing the Causes of Chronic Fatigue
7. Chronic Fatigue and Liver Function
The Liver and Immune Function
Damage to the Liver and Chronic Fatigue
Supporting the Liver
Diet and Liver Function
Plant-Based Medicines and Liver Function
Chapter Summary

8. Chronic Fatigue and Immunune Function
What Is the Immune System?
Diet and Immune Function
Thymus Gland Activity and Immune Function
Chapter Summary

9. Chronic Fatigue and Adrenal Function
Stress and the Adrenals
Supporting the Adrenal Glands
Chapter Summary

10. Chronic Fatigue and Thyroid Function
How Common Is Hypothyroidism?
Manifestations of Adult Hypothyroidism
Dietary Considerations in Hypothyroidism
Correcting Hypothyroidism
Exercise and Thyroid Function
Chapter Summary
11. Plant-Based Medicines for Chronic Fatigue
Siberian Ginseng
Panax Ginseng
St. John’s Wort
Shiitake Mushrooms
Chapter Summary

Section IV: Putting It All Together
12. The Energy Prescription

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