Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Ayurvedic Treatment

By Shankar

Chronic fatigue syndrome, do you have it? Fatigue can happen to anyone at some point in their life. However, if it persists, it is a cause of worry. Fatigue can happen if someone works continuously for long hours without taking enough food and water. This can be a temporary issue that can be sorted out by just drinking a glass full of orange juice that will give instant energy.

Some people suffer from chronic fatigue. If you are one among them, then you should find out the exact cause by visiting a doctor. Chronic fatigue syndrome can cause due to certain health disorders which should be treated first to stop the fatigue problem. Ayurveda believes that fatigue is caused by mental stress, physical stress, or by both.

Fatigue need not happen always due to excess physical work. It can also be caused due to mental stress, depression, less physical activity, and boredom. In such case, an Ayurvedic doctor recommends the patient to involve in small physical exercises to overcome the fatigue caused due to mental stress.

Chronic fatigue syndrome is an Ayurveda Pitta disorder. It can be treated by eliminating toxins and improving digestion. Chronic fatigue syndrome can also cause by certain health disorders such as immune system impairment, nervous system dysfunction, low iron deficiency, low blood pressure, pregnancy, and menopause. There are some natural herbs that are useful in treating chronic fatigue syndrome.

Shatavari: This herb is an immune booster. Immune system impairment can also cause chronic fatigue syndrome.

Shilajit: This herb also helps in stimulating the immune system and therefore it helps in treating chronic fatigue syndrome.

Ginger: If you are suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome due to Ayurveda Pitta disorder, then ginger is a good remedy to balance the Pitta dosha. Crush a small piece of ginger and add a few drops of lime juice and a pinch of salt and eat it before each meal. This will take care of all the digestive disorders.

Poor indigestion causes fatigue and therefore making you feel tired and weak. To have proper digestion, enough gastric fire should be present in your digestive system. When the gastric fire is low, the process of digestion becomes slow. As a result, the nourishment from the food is absorbed less and therefore, your energy becomes low. Avoid cool food and drinks to maintain gastric fire in order to have proper digestion.

If your body is affected by infection and virus, herbs such as turmeric, Bhringaraja, Manjistha, and Yellow Dock, are useful in purifying the blood, spleen, and gall bladder. If you have Chronic fatigue syndrome or other fatigue problems Ayurveda recommends breathing exercise and gentle stretching exercise to improve digestion and reducing fatigue problems.

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