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|5/15/2015 - The components of coffee beans that are typically discarded are 500 times higher in antioxidant activity than vitamin C and serve as powerful prebiotics and antimicrobials, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Granada that was published in the journal Food Science and...|
|3/7/2015 - Chronic stress, stress managed poorly, poor sleep quality, and addictions lead to adrenal fatigue. When dealing with chronic stress, the adrenals are being severely taxed.
"Adrenal fatigue is a collection of symptoms, known as a syndrome, that results when the adrenal glands function below the necessary...|
|11/6/2014 - In this period of higher mental stress, poor nutrition, pervasive toxins, and overuse of stimulants, it has become difficult to properly support the adrenals. As a result, people have become afflicted with poor energy, bad sleep, obnoxious cravings, and a roller coaster of emotions.
There are several...|
|10/30/2014 - We are all aware of adrenaline, the fight or flight hormone that kicks in whenever we find ourselves facing a threat. But did you know adrenaline is only one of the many hormones produced by the adrenal glands?
About the Adrenal GlandsThe adrenal glands (also known as the suprarenal glands) sit atop...|
|9/19/2014 - Chronic physical, emotional or psychological stress can cause serious health problems like, asthma, depression, migraines, heart disease and cancer. Unfortunately, as Western medicine has evolved, the focus has been on more 'sophisticated' testing procedures without much emphasis on effective solutions....|
|5/28/2014 - Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., is scheduled to speak at The Thyroid Summit, an online event which begins June 2 and runs through June 9. His topic will be "Shine Program: 5 Simple Steps to Overcome Fatigue and Thyroid Disorders."
According to his website, Teitelbaum is a board-certified internist and nationally...|
|4/30/2014 - Sufferers of chronic fatigue often find themselves both frustrated and helpless. Many of them have tried explaining their condition to their doctors, but they are either not taken seriously or not given much useful advice on the cause(s) or effective treatment(s) of this ailment.
With little help...|
|4/22/2014 - Do you feel exhausted and "depleted" periodically throughout the day? Your body must be qi deficient. Do you get "tired" from doing nothing or exhausted from doing just a little? You could have prolonged low-energy disorder. Actually, it's not a disorder at all but just a condition of one of many things...|
|3/26/2014 - The adrenal glands are responsible for producing major hormones that help the body reproduce and adapt to stress. The adrenal glands produce over 50 hormones that are absolutely essential to your health and vitality. When the adrenals get overworked, it creates adrenal fatigue which can be devastating...|
|3/5/2014 - "For every minute you experience stress, it takes 60 minutes to remove the flood of adrenal stress hormones from your bloodstream," warns holistic nutritionist Paula Owens in the Alternative Medicine article "The Adrenal Fatigue Fix." Considering the average person is under stress throughout the day,...|
|2/7/2014 - If you feel fatigued and have trouble maintaining focus at work, you aren't the only one. To help combat this, a new study suggests that blue light (short wavelength) exposure can immediately improve your performance and even your alertness, thus decreasing workplace accidents and improving workplace...|
|2/3/2014 - A recent study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that practicing yoga helped to alleviate inflammation and fatigue among breast cancer survivors.
Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the study was a randomized, controlled clinical...|
|12/5/2013 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a rather vague name for a chronic disorder that inhibits breathing and oxygen delivery to the blood. It manifests in decreased lung capacity from various reasons and inhibits breathing. It can get progressively worse, leading to chronic bronchitis or...|
|10/31/2013 - In our modern world, adrenal fatigue is extremely common and estimated by some experts to affect approximately 80 percent of the population to some degree. Adrenal fatigue is caused by all types of stress - physical and emotional - and if left unchecked, it can lead to other illnesses such as type 2...|
|10/9/2013 - Adrenal fatigue occurs when the adrenal glands can't keep up with the demands placed on them by the body. It most commonly presents itself when an individual is under intense or prolonged stress. However, it can also be the result of acute or chronic infection or disease.
There are no tests that...|
|10/5/2013 - It is estimated that well over 800,000 people in the U.S. now suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome. This condition is marked by deep fatigue with sore, achy joints, sore throat, muscle pain, and an inability to concentrate to name only a few symptoms. Early on, most of the medical community dismissed...|
|8/25/2013 - Now there's evidence that stress, fatigue, and depression are connected to low serum levels of vitamin D, in addition to known immunity, illness and disease issues.
The more up-to-date integrative or holistic MDs and naturopaths recognize 25-hydroxy-vitamin D or 25(OH)D3 test serum level should be...|
|8/20/2013 - For millions of Americans, it is a daily struggle just to get out of bed in the morning, let alone conjure up the energy and drive necessary to fulfill their regular duties and responsibilities. And while the individual root causes of chronic fatigue tend to vary, there are a number of holistic remedies...|
|8/14/2013 - There are many different factors and underlying health conditions that can affect energy levels from day to day, as well as trigger the condition that is now commonly known as chronic fatigue. In addition to poor diet, irregular sleeping patterns, and preexisting health conditions, a common but unexpected...|
|7/26/2013 - What chemo- and radiation therapy take out of cancer patients, one simple compound - ginseng - puts back in, according to the results of a new study which extols further benefits of this root.
Scientists, who published their findings in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, said they found...|
|4/2/2013 - Everyone can relate to fatigue but more so for cancer patients who are subjected to different kinds of treatments that can stress the mind, body and emotions. This is called cancer related fatigue or CRF. But with proper diet, effort at exercise, massage therapy and other natural methods, CRF can be...|
|3/25/2013 - A recent double-blind, randomized pilot trial has found evidence that regular ginseng supplementation may reduce fatigue caused by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Researchers at the Isfahan University of Medical Sciences also found that ginseng supplementation may improve patients' reports of quality of life...|
|3/4/2013 - If you feel run down and fatigued chronically, there is a possibility that you're experiencing some level of adrenal fatigue, which may precipitate or include hypothyroidism.
Chances are your mainstream doctor won't isolate adrenal fatigue as your main issue. Mainstream medicine only recognizes the...|
|1/15/2013 - People who have been through cancer and its treatment experience difficulty with their recovery as they have to deal with severe, unbearable fatigue. Cancer fatigue is much different from the ordinary exhaustion which people feel after a busy day. With cancer fatigue, people feel tired in spite of a...|
|12/20/2012 8:28:27 PM - Probably the most common complaint of people today is fatigue. This is not a disease per se, but rather a major symptom of many disturbances. Unfortunately, fatigue must be dealt with generally as the single most presenting disorder, without much else to help in diagnosis. As you can understand from...|
|11/3/2012 - If you or someone you know suffers from breast cancer and the chronic fatigue symptoms commonly associated with conventional treatment protocols, acupuncture just might provide the much-needed energy boost you need to make it through each day. Researchers from the University of Manchester in the U.K....|
|8/8/2012 - Are you tired all the time? Sleepy during the day but can't sleep at night? So stressed out you can't think straight? Crabby, depressed, sick all the time? Muscle weakness, chronic pain, dizziness? These are just a few of the classic symptoms of adrenal fatigue.
80 percent of people will suffer adrenal...|
|6/23/2012 - A silent and little known epidemic is causing fatigue, weight-gain, and chronic illness in fast-paced America. This pervasive syndrome is linked with two small glands known as the adrenals. Responsible for producing more than 50 crucial hormones, the health of the adrenal glands is imperative for well-being....|
|6/5/2012 - It's no secret that many people experience some level of fatigue on a regular basis. Whether it's at the office, at home or anywhere else, fatigue can truly make you miserable and it can cause the quality of your work suffer. Fatigue makes you feel both mentally and physically tired and weak. In short,...|
|3/25/2012 - Feeling run down and fatigued often or chronically can be connected to adrenal fatigue. Even hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone production) is often related to adrenal fatigue.
Unfortunately, modern mainstream medicine only recognizes the extreme version of adrenal fatigue known as Addison's disease....|
|8/25/2011 - The months of August and September frequently bring about an increased work and activity load for many students, adults and parents. Energy levels and mental concentration may lag during this time. People from all walks of life can benefit from the energy boost that various herbs, amino acids and other...|
|6/5/2011 - A 2009 study alleging that a mouse virus known as XMRV is responsible for causing chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in humans has been debunked. Originally published in the journal Science, the study identified XMRV in the blood of some patients with CFS, and falsely concluded that the virus was responsible...|
|5/5/2011 - Do you know someone that suffers from chronic fatigue or weight issues? The NaturalNews Talk Hour presents Adrenal Fatigue - How to Eliminate Stress and Weight Issues with our special guest Dr. Garry D'Brant. This program will teach you how to add years to your life and life to your years.
|2/10/2011 - Ling Zhi (Ganoderma or Reishi mushroom) has been recorded as having the most extensive and effective healing powers in all of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is indicated for adrenal fatigue, coronary heart disease, bronchial asthma, insomnia, impotence, hay fever, dizziness, stomach ulcers, depression...|
|2/3/2011 - A new study conducted by the Swiss has demonstrated that certain forms of meditation may help patients with MS. The particular type of meditation known as "mindfulness" is where patients simply train their mind to focus more on the moment rather than the past or future. It is precisely described as...|
|12/23/2010 - Take a deep breath because there is something you need to know. Ongoing research has shown that proper breathing can be an intelligent way to respond to chronic fatigue, high blood pressure, stress and other ailments - no health club membership required.
Each one of us takes about 20 000 breaths...|
|12/20/2010 - Nearly one in five Americans will suffer from depression (along with related symptoms such as fatigue) at some time in their life. For people between 14 and 44, depression is the leading cause of medical disability. Depressed people are more than twice as likely as others to take sick days, and when...|
|12/20/2010 - Feeling sluggish and low on energy? Are you tired even though you have just got out of bed? If so, you may have adrenal fatigue - a little known condition that manifests itself through a number of seemingly unrelated symptoms such as persisting fatigue, fuzzy thinking, lack of sex drive, mood disorders...|
|9/25/2010 - Many alternative health experts consider vitamin C to be the most important nutrient for adrenal fatigue recovery. Healthy adrenal function requires vitamin C, and some of the highest concentrations of vitamin C in the whole body are found in the adrenal glands. If you`ve experienced symptoms like fatigue,...|
|8/15/2010 - A new study out of McMaster University says that lifting heavy weights is not the best way to gain healthy muscle mass. Lifting lighter weights until your muscles are tired is better, they say.
"Rather than grunting and straining to lift heavy weights, you can grab something much lighter but you...|
|7/9/2010 - According to experts, as much as 60 to 80 percent of the population suffers from some level of adrenal fatigue, a condition with symptoms such as fatigue, irritability, difficultly dealing with stress, and trouble feeling energized even after a full night's rest. Interestingly enough, another common...|
|4/3/2010 - Adrenal fatigue is a major cause of tiredness, chronic fatigue and increased incidence of illness which affects millions of people. Many of those affected are unaware that their problems are due to worn down adrenals. As noted in part 1 of this series, simple changes in lifestyle and diet can help restore...|
|3/31/2010 - Are you sick and tired of always being sick and tired? Do you feel tired and rundown most of the time and have problems getting a good rest - and when you are able to sleep it does not seem to help much with how tired you feel? If so, your problem may be adrenal fatigue - particularly if you have experienced...|
|3/18/2010 - This week's NaturalNews Talk Hour features Nicholas DiMartino, D.O., ND talking about how to "Eliminate Fatigue -- New Ways to Energize YOUR Health". Low energy is the first sign of poor health… stop the damage before it's too late. Our program runs this Thursday evening at 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern,...|
|1/7/2010 - Published online November 30th 2009, in advance of the print edition of Psychosomatic Medicine, a new study by Dr. Edward McAuley, Professor of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois in Champaign, has found that physical activity may reduce depression and fatigue by increasing...|
|11/23/2009 - (Natural News) Green tea has an impressive of list of health benefits. Studies have reported that green tea can help prevent Alzheimer's, certain cancers, and improve cardiovascular health. Some health experts have asserted that green tea can help alleviate stress as well.
But until recently there...|
|9/24/2009 - Stress, illness and poor nutrition can take a toll on our health, and the adrenal glands are often hit the hardest. If you're short of energy, it may be a cry for help from your adrenal glands.
Feeling sluggish and cranky? Is mental fog making it hard to concentrate on anything for more than a few...|
|8/21/2009 - Nearly everyone experiences fatigue at one time or another, but when that fatigue goes on for long periods of time or when it accompanies another health problem, it can be devastating. While there ARE many medical reasons for it, often those with persistent fatigue are left without a diagnosis, without...|
|8/17/2009 - Is the average temperature of the human body still 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit? This often quoted average was determined in the nineteenth century. A more recent study has reported an average temperature of 98.2, and experts believe the decrease in body heat is the result of an epidemic of mild or moderate...|
|6/10/2009 - Chronic fatigue syndrome is defined as a debilitating and complex disorder characterized by profound fatigue of six months or longer duration that is not improved by bed rest and that may be worsened by physical or mental activity. Persons with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) most often function at a...|
|6/7/2009 - The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys and produce a number of hormones such as adrenalin, noradrenalin, cortisol and DHEA. These hormones make us feel motivated and alive, and they enable us to do the things we want to do and to deal with any stress we have in our lives. Unfortunately, modern...|
|5/1/2009 - When we think of hormones, we think of spotty teenagers and grouchy middle aged women. The truth is, we are all affected by hormones all of the time. Hormones play specific roles in our health and wellbeing. Some of our hormones are sexual in nature, but hormones play a whole range of other functions....|
|2/16/2009 - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a condition marked by persistent cycles of fatigue and recovery accompanied by diverse symptoms affecting multiple organ systems. It causes long-term tiredness which cannot be relieved by rest or sleep.
There are a wide range of factors involved in the development...|
|1/6/2009 - People who are vitamin D deficient are more likely to suffer from chronic pain and fatigue, and those with the conditions may improve or even recover entirely when treated with vitamin D supplementation, according to a new study.
Researchers analyzed 22 clinical studies of patients with various kinds...|
|1/1/2009 - Monty Python, in his hit song, asks us to "always look on the bright side of life". Recent research in the United States has revealed a very tangible benefit of a bright outlook – reduced cancer pain and fatigue.
Cancer – A Feared Disease
There are many aspects of cancer which makes it such a...|
|12/9/2008 - Research has shown that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) may improve life quality and symptom management for people with Chronic Fatigue (CFS) and Fibromyalgia (FM). Whilst it is not a cure for pain and fatigue, it can be tremendously beneficial in helping people deal with and manage their illness.
|12/2/2008 - More and more alternative health practitioners are beginning to recognize how widespread adrenal fatigue (hypoadrenia) is in the general population. In mainstream medicine, doctors refuse to recognize there is a problem with the adrenal glands unless you meet the diagnostic criteria for Addison's disease...|
|11/16/2008 - Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue are distressing disorders, characterized by pain, fatigue, and a multitude of other possible symptoms including depression and anxiety. Meditation has been shown to benefit people with Fibromyalgia (FM) and Chronic Fatigue syndrome (CFS) through calming the mind and...|
|11/12/2008 - The cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is not yet clear. It is a complex disorder which does not have one absolute cause behind it. Rather, there are multiple underlying causes that feed off of each other and together manifest as Chronic Fatigue. Further, the group of factors that may cause one...|
|10/1/2008 - As discussed in Stress and Chronic Fatigue Part 1, stress is a major culprit that leads to Chronic Fatigue because stress over works your adrenal glands, the glands that specifically deal with all survival responses in relation to any form of stress. Prolonged stress leads to adrenal exhaustion technically...|
|9/20/2008 - Chronic Fatigue with its debilitating constant tiredness, is a condition of our times, affecting teenagers, as well as men and women of all ages. But have you ever wondered what its real cause might be? Part 1 of this article series examines the hidden causes of Chronic Fatigue.
It might surprise...|
|5/26/2008 - Are you one of the millions of Americans who are always tired? Do you feel that you can never catch up on your sleep or your energy reserves have been permanently depleted? Do you wonder if you will ever return to your normal self again?
If you're like most people you probably assume that your fatigue...|
|4/23/2008 - American ginseng may reduce fatigue and increase overall psychological well-being in cancer patients, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, N.Y., and presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
"We hope that Wisconsin ginseng...|
|11/6/2007 - Millions of Americans suffer from some degree of energy-depleting thyroid problem. You may be one of the many whose sluggish thyroid problem did not show up on a lab test. This is partly because thyroid lab tests do not accurately measure the activity of thyroid hormone inside cells. Testing can catch...|
|10/10/2007 - Specifically tailored yoga programs may help women with late-stage breast cancer by reducing pain and fatigue and raising their spirits, according to a pilot study published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
"The benefits could include less pain and fatigue, and more vigor, relaxation,...|
|4/6/2006 - The easy, relaxed lifestyle experienced by our ancestors no longer exists, and we're not even aware of how much stress we're under. The problem? "Our lifestyles have changed, but our bodies haven't," Dr. James Wilson said in his November lecture at the First Arizona Choices Exposition in Tucson, Ariz....|
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|10/11/2005 - Most a.m. coffee drinkers don't realize it, but their morning cups of coffee set their bodies up for a rollercoaster day of highs and lows, only to bottom out at the point of exhaustion. Just a few hours after consumption, when the artificial high dies down, many people may reach for more coffee or...|
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