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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

For many in the media – and, sadly, in the medical community – chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is dismissed as a nonsense diagnosis, since it isn’t directly or inextricably linked to any auxiliary condition. If you suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, however, you know this is anything but true.

The good news is that some health practitioners, including our practice, take CFS very seriously, and are committed to helping you overcome the misery of this condition in whatever ways we can. For me, this involves using chiropractic adjustments at our Yellowstone Park chiropractic office, to release the pain and discomfort of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

We all feel tired from time to time, so it’s important to distinguish between ordinary fatigue and the symptoms of CFS. The key to understanding this difference is in the first word of the condition, chronic: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a long-term condition, one which affects its suffers on a constant, unrelenting basis.

Another important fact to note about chronic fatigue syndrome is that its symptoms are so severe they  prevent you from accomplishing daily tasks. Unlike ordinary fatigue, which is made better by physical or mental exercise, chronic fatigue syndrome can actually become much worse using these techniques.

Why Chiropractic Treatment Works With CFS:

One thing we know about chronic fatigue syndrome, thanks to clinical research, is that the brain (in particular, the cerebellum) is responsible for the onset and propagation of CFS. Chiropractic adjustments not only help relieve back pain and neck pain, but cause the brain to activate and may increase the frequency of neuron firing in the cerebellum, directly halting the progression of CFS.

If you suffer from CFS but have simply dealt with it because you didn’t believe treatment options existed, I invite you to come visit us at our Gardiner Montana chiropractic clinic today.