The nation’s leading expert on chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia offers a practical and concise guide to restoring health and energy.
Millions of Americans have turned to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum’s landmark From Fatigued to Fantastic, the all-time best-selling book on combating disabling fatigue and fibromyalgia. Now, The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution provides the most cutting-edge research and scientific information, offering the latest advances in treating chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and the baffling, often dismissed symptoms associated with these debilitating conditions.
From the best strategies for using medications and nutritional supplements to the most recent alternative therapies and recommendations for lifestyle modifications, The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution delivers extensive wisdom in a condensed volume, making it truly accessible. Dr. Teitelbaum also presents the simple-to-apply SHINE Protocol, addressing Sleep, Hormonal support, Infections, Nutritional support and Exercise. Helping all readers develop an individualized program, Dr. Teitelbaum has created a new lifeline for anyone seeking compassionate, proven approaches for restoring wellness and regaining optimal energy and vitality.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.52(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.82(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., is a board certified internist and nationally known expert in the fields of chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, sleep and pain. He has written five books including the bestselling From Fatigued to Fantastic! (Avery, 2007). He lives in Kona, Hawaii, where he does both in person and phone consultations with people worldwide.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Your Body's Energy Crisis
1 Why We Have a Modern-Day Energy Crisis 7
2 What Are Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia? 14
3 Create Your Individual Treatment Protocol 33
Part 2 Restore Energy Production with the SHINE Protocol
4 S-Sleep: The Foundation of Getting Well 43
5 H-Hormonal Support: Optimizing Adrenal, Thyroid, Testosterone, and Estrogen Function 73
6 I-Infections: Destroy Your Body's Hidden Invaders 115
7 N-Nutrition: Optimizing Your Body's Ability to Heal, Including Ribose, a Powerful New Nutrient 153
8 E-Exercise, as Able 179
Part 3 Pain Relief and Other Health Issues
9 Natural and Prescription Pain Relief 191
10 Other Areas to Explore for CFS/FMS 219
11 Am I Crazy? Understanding the Mind-Body Connection 238
12 Losing Weight 245
13 Finding a Physician, Lab Tests, and Other Helpful Tools 249
14 Conclusion 260
Appendix A Getting Started, and My Ten Favorite Supplements 263
Appendix B A Few Study Abstracts of Our Research on Effective Treatment for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia 271
Appendix C Your SHINE Protocol Worksheet 275
Appendix D Some Other Helpful Books by Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. 293
Appendix E Other Resources 295