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It is a therapeutic challenge," says Naturopath Bharadvaj, who explains that naturopathic treatments are proving effective in the treatment of CFS, either alone or in concert with Western medicines. Daivati Bharadvaj, . is a Licensed Naturopathic Physician practicing primary care medicine at Alive & Well Healing Arts clinic in Portland, Oregon.
of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) ser-. and positive expectations of treatment efficacy are nearl y. always present. Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. vices, which are present either within or outside the. National Health Service. The reasons for using CAM are. diverse; however, hope, engagement in one’s own health.
Daivati Bharadvaj, . In addition to combining compassionate care with a holistic approach, she leads educational talks and interactive workshops on nutrition, foods, herbal medicines and health.
Treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is variable and uncertain, and the condition is primarily managed rather than cured. Only two treatments, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET), have demonstrated reproducible evidence for their efficacy in people with CFS who are walking
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also termed myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is no exception
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also termed myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is no exception.
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What is alternative medicine? In general, the term alternative therapy refers to any health treatment not standard in Western medical practice. When used alongside standard medical practices, alternative approaches are referred to as complementary medicine. It encompasses diet and exercise changes, hypnosis, chiropractic adjustment, and poking needles into a person’s skin (aka acupuncture), among other treatments.
CFS starts as a persistent fatigue that lasts six months or more. Physical and mental activity may worsen the condition, and sleep does not produce any new energy. Originally dubbed The Yuppie Flu in the 1970s, it is accompanied by four or more other maladies―short-term memory loss or inability to concentrate, sore throat, muscle pain, joint pain, and/or tender lymph nodes. It is a therapeutic challenge, says Naturopath Bharadvaj. But this author explains naturopathic approaches that are proving effective in the treatment of CFS, either alone or in concert with Western medicines.
The reader is guided to a comprehensive understanding of this condition from its controversial history to its growing acceptance and evolving definition. Written from a foundation of scientific research, the book elaborates current theories of the cause of CFS, discusses how the disorder can display in different people, and presents alternative diagnostic methods. Naturopathic medicine, homeopathy, Ayurveda, acupuncture, clinical nutrition, and botanical medicines for CFS are all explained in this excellent resource.