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Chronic Fatigue Syndrom Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Chronic Fatigue Syndrom.

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

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  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

9 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre...  Read more

I'm super fatigued all the time, which makes makin
Updated 11/16/2015 12:11:00 AM

I'm super fatigued all the time, which makes making real food difficult. Ugh....  Read more

anyone else have chronic pain issues that keep you
Updated 11/15/2015 11:58:09 AM

anyone else have chronic pain issues that keep you from exercising as much as you should? how about wanting to do nothing but snack all day on no so healthy foods because you're couch bound with pain? Today I am trying harder to avoid the snacks!!...  Read more

Trying to lose weight with chronic pancreatitis
Updated 11/6/2015 8:30:10 AM

Trying to lose weight with chronic pancreatitis...  Read more

Fitness and Chronic Illness
Updated 11/6/2015 4:02:35 PM

There are days when my chronic illnesses keep me in bed most of the day. Other days it is impossible to stand for more than 5 minutes. I want to get healthy and fit. What fitness moves are there to people like me? Thank you in advance for any ass...  Read more

does anyone else struggle with chronic illness? It
Updated 11/2/2015 3:53:50 PM

does anyone else struggle with chronic illness? It's so hard to stay on track when I'm a sick....  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

A Gift of Health

Being recently retired, I have come to the conclusion that one of the best retirement gifts you can give yourself is the gift of your own good health. Take care of yourself before you retire so you can enjoy many years of healthy retirement....  Read more

Chronic Pain Warriors: We Will Win the Weight War

We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations....  Read more

You Asked: ''How Can I Exercise With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?''

It's important for people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to work in conjunction with their health care providers to start a healthy, reasonable exercise program. Physical activity should be gentle and should be increased slowly over time (in...  Read more

Enter to Win 1 of 5 Copies of 'Tired and Wired'

Today we're giving away five copies of a fascinating new book: Are You Tired and Wired? We featured this book in our "must-read" roundup earlier this month, and we were thrilled when the author offered to give away five copies of the book to luc...  Read more