Chronic Fatigue Triggers.
There are a huge myriad of potential triggers for CFS/ME and even more symptoms, which when assessed together, to give the diagnosis.
- Underlying problems with the immune system, which can be caused by a number of things.
- Vitamin and mineral imbalance.
- Life stress and “juggling too many balls”. Type “A” people who tend to be achievers and have busy minds – women who juggle having a family and working, tend to be more prone CFS than men. Their Adrenal Glands wear out, leading to adrenal exhaustion or adrenal fatigue.
- Traumatic events from preceding years. These tire out the body physically – again think of the adrenals.
- Emotional trauma to the body, be it mental or physical.
- A virus or infection of some kind – flu, bronchitis etc..in childhood.
- Genetic predisposition – with an inherited tendency towards CFS/ME being more common in some families.
- Overuse of antibiotics and steroids – causing a compromised immune system. This leads to the below problems…
- Stomach issues and a lack of being able to absorb and digest the goodness from your food, which further compromises the immune system.
- Candida and any other underlying yeast or parasite infections, which get hold and cause in themselves a myriad of health problems. www.yeastinfectionadvisor.com
- Hormonal imbalance, which is extremely common, tends to go undiagnosed by GP’s. This can be caused by an oestrogen and progesterone imbalance (oestrogen dominance – low progesterone levels, or visa versa – peri-menopause and menopause), along with HPA (Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Adrenal) glandular problems of the endocrine system. This imbalance robs the mitochondria of oxygen, causing a deficit in energy production and subsequent CFS. www.johnleemd.com/
- Mercury or other heavy metal poisoning.
- Depression and Psychiatric problems – with some cases having been linked to mental exhaustion, candida and hormonal imbalance.