Do you find yourself being extremely exhausted, even after a full night of sleep? Maybe you have unexplained muscle and joint pain, or loss of memory. If these symptoms sound familiar, you may have chronic fatigue syndrome. While these symptoms may not always point to this syndrome, it is a commonly misdiagnosed and left untreated. That is not the case in our practice.
Here at Medical Transformation Center, we specialize in functional medicine. We understand that each person experiences things differently, resulting in highly personalized treatments based on your symptoms and needs. Call us today to learn more about our treatment options.
What is chronic fatigue syndrome?
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID), is a disorder characterized by an unexplained extreme tiredness that does not improve with rest. There are many factors that could cause or contribute to this disorder, making it difficult to diagnose. However, once spotted, there is also a range of treatments available for those dealing with CFS.
What is functional medicine?
Functional medicine focuses on the body itself and how to make sure every part is being optimized. In this field, our specialists aim to find the root cause of your symptoms to treat the condition. We look at everything from adrenal fatigue, endocrine health, external stressors, sensitivity, and more. This makes your treatment personal since no disease or treatment interacts with each person the same way.
What causes CFS?
While there are many causes of chronic fatigue syndrome, here are some of the main ones:
- Viral infections
- Hormonal imbalances
- Immune system problems
- Food sensitivity
- External stressors
How can I treat chronic fatigue syndrome?
While there are many ways to treat CFS, we aim to find the one that works best for you. Most often, we begin with detoxification to clear your system. From there, methods such as supplements and meal replacement may be used. The most common treatment is a nutritional and lifestyle shift once the root cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is found
If you think you may be suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome, get in touch with the professionals at Medical Transformation Center. We will search for the cause of your symptoms and help you live a more refreshed life. Contact us today to schedule your appointment with a member of our expert staff.