Fatigue

Is fatigue affecting the way you live? If you are finding it difficult to get out of bed in the morning and perform normal, daily activities you are not alone. Approximately 20% of Americans have symptoms that affect their daily living. Many reach for coffee, soda or chocolate to make it through the day. It is time to take control of your health and learn how to fight this commonly debilitating condition.

Fatigue can be characterized by a persistent feeling of weakness, tiredness and low energy level, even after a full night’s sleep. Most people ignore fatigue symptoms or simply write it off as another sign of an aging body. The fact is that people of all ages deal with tiredness and fatigue.

What is the cause of fatigue?

Fatigue symptoms can result from mild to serious conditions and diseases. A comprehensive evaluation of each patient is needed to get to the root of the problem.

Some common causes are:

Poor diet
Lack of exercise or too much exercise
Lack of sleep
Imbalanced hormones
Illness or surgery
Stress
Use of stimulants like caffeine or amphetamines
Low thyroid
Infection
Anemia
Inflammation
Malignancy
Chronic disease
Mental illness
Sleep disturbances
Hormones and Fatigue

Hormonal imbalance is one of the most common causes of fatigue. Thyroid and adrenal hormones work together to regulate energy in the body. As we age, hormones naturally decline in the body increasing the likelihood of tiredness.

Diagnosis and Treatment for Fatigue

The good news is The Center for Anti-Aging and Metabolic Medicine can help you find a solution to this common problem.

Since fatigue can be caused by many factors, a full evaluation of each patient is often necessary. Comprehensive lab tests including blood and saliva testing, nutrition analysis, fitness evaluation, and other specialized assessments can assist staff in making a unique plan of action for each patient.

Treatments can include:

Bioidentical hormones
Stress management
Vitamins
Herbs
Dietary changes
Adrenal support
Exercise

Being patient with your progress is important when treating fatigue. Recovering from a severe case of fatigue takes time. A specialized plan will be designed for each patient and you will be given the tools you need for success. The Center for Anti-Aging and Metabolic Medicine will assist you on your journey to making a full recovery. Contact US to schedule an appointment today!

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