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Chronic Fatigue Disorder Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Chronic Fatigue Disorder.

The Hidden Signs of Depression

I’m not a psychiatrist, but if a friend came to me and said she was feeling so hopeless that she couldn’t function at work; that she was going through a box of tissues every few days because of her unexplained crying spells; and that she...  Read more

Getting Rest with RLS

When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as...  Read more

What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are...  Read more

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Disordered Eating
Updated 3/12/2014 8:02:29 PM

Almost 20 years ago, my youngest sister died as a result of an eating disorder. She was 23 years old. She was funny, bright, creative and very hard on herself. I will call her "Emmy". Two years later, I had boy/girl twins after having 3 boys (yes, 5...  Read more

Fatigue hormone, appetite, and psychology
Updated 2/16/2014 5:17:19 AM

Hormonal changes due to fatigue causes the brain to release appetite-stimulating hormones which in turn causes us to overeat. Apart from physiological causes, there are also psychological causes, such as we feel the need to eat more when we are...  Read more

Help with recovering eating disorder
Updated 2/28/2014 4:42:19 PM

I have struggled with an eating disorder for over ten years. I was using laxatives and starving myself. I am 5'8 and weigh 103 pounds. I finally starting seeing s therapist this year. I was immediately told me to stop the laxatives, as they are dange...  Read more

BI POLAR DISORDER??
Updated 2/27/2014 3:20:00 PM

If anyone has any information/experience with respect to getting a definitive diagnosis - how to get it accurately, also any one living with a person suffering from this - please share what ever you can. it is urgent. thank you BB...  Read more

Do i have an eating disorder?? or am i just fat
Updated 1/31/2014 10:15:34 AM

Okay so i've finally figured out (or i think i have) why i cant lose weight. I have no problem with eating healthy food (when its available) but i think i may possible be a serious binge eater. More often than not i'll go all day without eating, eith...  Read more

lime

i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,...  Read more

Overcoming Afternoon Fatigue

I'm taking driver's ed, to become a coach bus driver - I've already been offered a job! Yesterday, right about 2pm, my eyes start rolling around in the back of my head and a fellow student starts snoring! What to do?! We discussed it - it's a majo...  Read more

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

Is There Any Benefit to an Anti-Inflammation Diet?

The body's immune system is a marvelous thing. When an unwanted antigen invades the body, armies of white blood cells work hard to provide protection. The body produces antibodies to destroy whatever it perceives to be harmful. Typically, that means...  Read more

What is Female Athlete Triad Syndrome?

I first heard about Female Athlete Triad Syndrome a few months ago from one of the female running coaches at my gym. However, after doing my own research, I discovered this syndrome has been an issue for quite some time. I was surprised to read tha...  Read more