Overcoming Chronic Fatigue: A Self-help Guide to Using by Trudie Chalder, Mary Burgess

By Trudie Chalder, Mary Burgess

power Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating affliction, characterized via serious exhaustion and flu-like signs affecting almost certainly 10 in line with cent of the united kingdom inhabitants, for which traditional drugs at present has no therapy. Now the authors, who coaching on the CFS learn and therapy Unit, collage of London, have constructed this new self-help consultant. through known CBT strategies that adjust our perspective and coping techniques, this strategy is winning in breaking the cycle of fatigue, with a discount in indicators and incapacity in as much as two-thirds of victims. This booklet deals bettering sleep styles; functional concepts for balancing task and relaxation; facing blocks to restoration; rigidity and methods of coping; and, how kin and associates can assist.

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This reduced blood supply to the brain causes sensations such as light-headedness, dizziness, feeling faint, feeling unsteady, blurred vision, pins and needles, tingling, or numbness (sometimes one-sided) in the limbs or face, or clumsiness. Cramplike muscle spasms may be experienced, particularly in the hands and feet. Increased sensitivity to light and noise may also occur, as well as abnormal sensations such as feelings of being detached from oneself. Feelings of unreality or being out of control may also occur.

Over time, reduced or irregular activity and increased periods of rest cause physical changes in the body. These changes can both exacerbate the unpleasant sensations of CFS and cause additional symptoms such as increased muscle pain during exercise. It is important to point out that these changes are reversible with physical rehabilitation and/or exercise. Researchers have looked at the effects of rest in healthy people when they reduce their activities, and many similarities between healthy inactive people and people with CFS have been noted.

The aim of this chapter is to help the people close to you to understand your fatigue problems and to offer you support as and when you need it. PART ONE Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 1 What is chronic fatigue syndrome? In this chapter we give you some background information about chronic fatigue syndrome and discuss factors that may contribute to its onset. We also offer some explanations for many of the common symptoms experienced by people with chronic fatigue syndrome and discuss some of the treatments that are available.

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