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Reversing Chronic Disease

  • Mar 1, 2011
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Reversing Chronic Disease looks at the potential relationship between chronic pain and fatigue such as that experienced by Fibromyalgia sufferers and chemical or hormonal imbalances. To support these connections, the author looks at a wide variety of issues such as hormonal imbalances, adrenal failure, thyroid dysfunction, depression, and even ADHD. In many of these cases, key symptoms (pain, fatigue, brain fog, sensitivities, etc) are shared. Moreover, after medicating, symptoms are often reduced.

To me, it would seem that the author is trying to suggest that often chemical and hormonal imbalances are misdiagnosed as Fibromyalgia. That may or may not be the case for many people. However, I introduce the thought that this might be a chicken and egg quandary. It could just as easily be that whatever causes Fibromyalgia creates increases stress and sensitivity of the system and therefore normal functions. In this way, fibro fog looks like inattention to detail associated with ADHD because both happen to affect the same parts of the brain. Rather like comparing a broken leg with the mobility issues associated with Fibromyalgia muscle weakness and fatigue. Yes, in both cases, the legs are the problem area and mobility is the primary concern. Yes, perhaps the same drugs or treatment could mask the pain symptoms and alleviate stress but would they actually cure the root cause?

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Many 'unexplained' chronic diseases, such as Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (FMS/CFS), are in fact very treatable. Our published research shows that 91 percent of CFS/FMS patients improved--usually markedly--with an integrated treatment approach. In Patricia Stephen's excellent book, she shares her journey to wellness, helping to light a path which others can follow! Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, author of From Fatigued to Fantastic

The ADD-Fibromyalgia connection has been missed for far too long! Ms Stephens does an excellent job at making that connection for us and providing her readers with important information in an easily understood format.' Patricia O. Quinn, MD, Director, National Center for Girls and Women with ADHD

Patricia was instrumental in helping me feel fantastic. After testing, she was able to select the right supplements which made me feel less anxious and full of energy. M. Sumner, Ph.D.

Author Patricia Stephens has worked in a natural pharmacy for over ten years and is passionate about helping people reclaim their quality of life. She knows personally the devastation that comes from chronic illness. She presents some fresh, unconventional ideas to improve health and stop chronic symptoms.

Find out some new options that most doctors don't tell you about that can improve or reverse chronic disease.

Endorsed by some of the industry leaders in the medical field, Reversing Chronic Disease holds the power to give you your life back!

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ISBN-10: 1615661972
ISBN-13: 978-1615661978
Author: Patricia Stephens C.N.C
Publisher: Tate Publishing

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