Chronic Fatigue

Joyce Hollman

Is CoQ10 the answer to chronic fatigue syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome has puzzled doctors for decades. People with the debilitating condition have felt left out in the cold and worse, told “it’s all in their head.” But several recent studies have found that low blood levels of an important nutrient may be to blame…

Jenny Smiechowski

Antibiotics double your risk of inflammatory bowel disease

Research shows that about 1 in 10 people deal with negative effects after taking antibiotics. This could include anything from chronic diarrhea to the sudden appearance of allergies to issues with blood sugar. But of all the potential impacts antibiotics can have on your health, there’s one that’s starting to appear more common — and more serious — than all the others…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Common ailments that zap your energy

If you’re feeling like all your energy has been drained, you can barely get out of bed in the morning and struggle to make it through the day, you’re not alone. Lack of energy is a common complaint and can be due to a wide range of issues. Figuring out what’s got you dragging is a challenge. Here are some clues…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The thyroid connection to chronic fatigue

There’s tired… and then there’s the kind of fatigue that makes you feel like just getting out of bed is an impossible task. Luckily, there’s hope. Researchers have discovered a connection between low levels of thyroid hormones and chronic fatigue syndrome that could make all the difference.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Overcoming the fatigue of chronic fatigue syndrome

Complete and total exhaustion, muscle weakness, confusion, forgetfulness… these are symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. But new research found that a very specific program including physical activity can overcome much of these debilitating symptoms…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Why caffeine spells trouble for your thyroid

Do you enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning? Many of us do… but the caffeine could be messing with the thyroid’s delicate hormone balance. Here’s what you need to know about when and how much you should be having…