If you have been feeling tired for some time months with no apparent reason and doctors have not been able to diagonalize any specific medical condition.
Additionally, you may have felt short term memory loss, muscle pains, joint pains, headaches, increasing thirst, bowel dysfunction and persistent infection etc, then you are suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
Chronic fatigue syndrome usually can be due to one or more of many underlying health conditions such as disordered sleep muscle shortening due to fibromyalgia hormone deficiencies and nutritional deficiencies and stress.
You can do a lot lot to reverse chronic fatigue syndrome by taking some home remedies and simple to follow lifestyle changes, in addition to the treatment of the underlying conditions if any.
The symptoms are pretty simple to identify, for example, you may have a lot of trouble just to get out out of bed in the morning. The condition can linger on for a couple of more hours before you get engrossed into your daily responsibilities and activities.
At the end of the day, you don't feel relaxed and night goes sleepless. The cycles repeats day after day.
Change this cycle by using the following home remedies and reduce or even complete treatment of your chronic fatigue syndrome.
1. Change Lifestyle to reduce Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Reduce Stress - Don't exert yourself with too much of emotional stress. Open up, say no and don't think too much on small issues. get into a routine which helps you to relax.
Take up sporting activities, go to the gym, do yoga and meditation. If you can't do it all do whatever you can to relax and reduce stress. Stress drains you out , which ultimately causes fatigue.
Sleep Well - Go to bed early. Even if you don't get sleep , just relax but be in the bed. Have your last meal 3 hours before going to bed. This means no food after the last meal. This will help you to sleep. Don't watch TV or use your computer, tablet or mobile phone to browse, play games of any other activity on the LED screen. Let your eyes get rest. Overworked eyes delays sleeping. Follow these steps for a few days and you will gradually start getting good sleep.
Adjust Your Working Schedule - Do most of your work when your body clock is energetic, and slow down a bit during the weaker period of your body rhythm. You can know your body better by keeping a diary of activities and energy levels.
Once you know what times of the days are more energetic, it it more efficiently. Everyone has a different rhythm of up and down energy levels, so find out yours and follow it.
2. Get a Relaxing Body Massage
A good body massage will release a lot of stress from the muscles. If you can afford to take help of a professional massage therapist.
If your partner can do the massage then it is even better. Massage will loosen up you muscles and help you to get good sleep as well. So go for it, once in a while, even if you don't have chronic fatigue. In fact properly done massage gives instant relief in some cases of acute fatigue.
3. Natural Remedies
Bee Pollen - Bee pollen is being used for centuries to treat many conditions because of its very good nutritional values. According to many scientific researchers, bee pollen contains a very good balance of useful amino acids, enzymes, proteins, vitamins and minerals.
Water - if you are in the habit of drinking less water and it is very likely that you may have ended up drinking less water for months, even without consciously being aware of it, because of working in an air conditioned environment, then start drinking water every one hour even if you are not feeling thirsty.
Within a weak you will recover the lost body water and electrolytes. This itself will reduce the chronic fatigue significantly.
Oranges - Eat oranges, they are full of vitamin C which gives instant energy boost. Other Vitamin rich citrus fruits such as lemon, tangerine and grapefruit are also an excellent source of Vitamin C. Even Papaya, strawberries, cantaloupe and pineapple are also rich sources of Vitamin C. Indulge in to any or many.
You have to have a holistic approach towards getting rid of chronic fatigue syndrome. If you follow lifestyle changes, learn to relax and do regular exercise, eat healthy food and sleep well, then you will not only be free of chronic fatigue but will also be in a better physical and mental state to enjoy life.