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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2,653 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

262 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Take frequent short rest breaks
(532)
Rest
(541)
Spend time in low-stimulation environment
(181)
Personal development (e.g. learn to say 'no', care less about opinion others, letting go of shoulds and musts, acceptance, become more relaxed and balanced)
(427)
Wheelchair
(62)
Ignore people who think ME/CFIDS is not real
(346)
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(81)
Avoid biotoxins
(80)
Meditation
(327)
Diet changes
(481)
Avoid known allergens
(142)
Complete stillness & quiet
(137)
Gluten-free diet
(229)
Methylation treatments
(67)
Change job
(206)
Eliminate/ reduce sugar
(380)
Yeast treatments
(122)
Avoid alcohol
(421)
T3
(52)
Avoid mold
(162)
"Recuperation"
(52)
Perrin Technique
(9)
Eliminate/ reduce dairy
(348)
Relaxation techniques
(142)
Mindfulness
(135)
Oxytocin
(19)
Inverting body position (with head down and feet up eg on a couch)
(170)
High Dosage VegEpa (EPA+EPO)
(15)
B12 injections
(192)
paleo/primal diet
(15)
Massage
(356)
Go to bed early and sleep longer
(429)
Diaphragmatic breathing
(211)
Inner Spirit Therapy
(11)
Probiotics
(378)
Far Infrared Heat (Migun Bed)
(57)
Revitalizing Sleep Formula
(12)
Stay well-hydrated throughout the day
(446)
Do absolutely Nothing
(154)
SHINE Protocol-Dr. Teitelbaum
(18)
Anti-yeast diet
(60)
Energy Revitalization System vitamin powder
(13)
Betahistine
(3)
Magnesium (oral)
(354)
Gupta Amygdala Retraining
(46)
Adequate rest
(25)
Mobic
(12)
Orthomolecular Therapy
(18)
NAET for allergies
(7)
Thyroid hormone
(52)
Reiki
(38)
Adequate sleep
(24)
Ayurveda
(36)
Lymphatic Massage
(59)
Physiotherapy (Connective Tissue Release)
(2)
Chelation treatments
(46)
ketogenic diet
(6)
Adrenal Stress End
(15)
Qigong
(51)
Eat more vegetables and fruits
(445)
Beta Blockers (for OI)
(10)
Sinus Surgery
(4)
horseback therapy
(4)
Atlas Profilax
(4)
Stretching
(397)
Adya Clarity Shots
(1)
MAF 878
(1)
EECP
(1)
clarithromycin & hydroxychloroquine
(1)
Antivirals
(80)
Diflucan--antifungals
(30)
B vitamins
(433)
Theta Healing
(5)
Transfer Factors
(5)
Cranio-Sacral Therapy
(92)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)
(157)
Lithium orotate
(2)
Proamatine
(2)
fluefenazine/nortriiptiline clorhidrate
(2)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
(64)
Co-codamol
(25)
Cordyceps
(12)
Betaine-HCl
(65)
Nexavir
(9)
Sinus Treatments (Nasonex, etc)
(62)
Nystatin
(19)
Malic Acid
(150)
Magnesium (topical)
(70)
Myer's Cocktail
(40)
Robaxin
(3)
vegetarian diet
(11)
Interferential TENS
(11)
Crystal Light Therapy
(4)
Earthing
(15)
Guainfenesin
(58)
Rebreathing carbon dioxide
(8)
Ampligen
(8)
Xanax (alprazolam)
(87)
Aqua Flora for yeast
(1)
Siffrol
(1)
Kavinace
(1)
Acetyl-L-carnitine
(157)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
(364)
Vitamin D
(403)
Reverse Therapy for CFS
(9)
Rheumatrex, Trexall (methotrexate)
(9)
Electrolyte beverage (eg. gatorade)
(163)
Mushroom Extracts (AHCC, Shitaake)
(17)
Pinecone Extract (ImmunExtra)
(6)
Baclofen
(29)
Stimulants (dextroamphetamine, amphetamine, Adderall, etc)
(93)
Red Marine Algae
(7)
Liposomal Glutathione
(27)
Neurofeedback
(27)
Cerefolin (folate, B12 & NAC)
(51)
Sublingual B12
(194)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)
(16)
Theanine
(12)
IVIg infusions
(4)
Zeolith
(4)
Glucosamine/Chondroitin
(82)
Hypnotherapy
(25)
Root canal/cavitation removal
(104)
Antihistamines (drowsy / first generation)
(5)
Phenocane
(1)
Hyperbaric Oxygen
(10)
Yoga
(247)
NAC
(37)
ALA
(46)
Valcyte
(2)
Azathioprine
(2)
Osteopathy
(73)
UVA-URSI
(11)
Ultram (tramadol)
(96)
gardening/nature
(25)
Helminthic Therapy
(7)
Acupuncture
(269)
Testosterone
(89)
UltraClear products
(12)
Omega 3 (fish oil)
(375)
D-Ribose
(95)
Famvir
(3)
Lamictal
(8)
Coenzyme Q10
(315)
Taurine
(9)
Ubiquinol
(38)
Omega 3,6,9
(337)
Licorice Root Extract
(39)
Oxymatrine
(5)
Petrovic Protocol
(5)
Chinese herbs
(116)
Naproxen (Aleve)
(137)
vegan diet
(6)
GcMAF
(6)
Isagenix
(6)
Afipran
(1)
Ionized Water
(53)
L-Carnitine
(194)
Bioidentical estrogen
(17)
Ritalin
(38)
Homeopathy
(186)
Xyrem/GHB
(12)
NK stim supplements
(7)
Pregabalin
(2)
Iron
(46)
Acetaminophen / Paracetamol (Tylenol, Panadol)
(325)
Kinesiology
(42)
Savella
(3)
EPA-DHA
(54)
Distract your attention away from the symptoms
(401)
Fentanyl patch
(15)
Urine Therapy
(4)
Non-sedating antihistamines
(129)
5-HTP
(76)
Chiropractic
(222)
Valtrex
(11)
DHEA
(54)
Immunovir (isoprinosine, inosine pranobex)
(24)
Mickel Therapy
(6)
Skin brushing
(63)
Detox Foot Baths with mild electric current
(33)
Sodium Valproate
(7)
Ganciclovir
(7)
Catapres (clonidine)
(14)
Moclobemide
(1)
Iodine
(55)
Formula 3030
(2)
Bowen Technique
(9)
NADH
(107)
Wheat Germ Extract supplements (Avemar)
(3)
Sophora root
(3)
Raw food diet
(25)
Propranolol (beta-blocker)
(4)
Antibiotics
(208)
Vitamin C (lypo spheric)
(65)
Pall Protocol
(12)
Melatonin
(302)
Brainwave audio CD's
(67)
MSM
(54)
Aspirin
(159)
Psychotherapy (non CBT)
(169)
Fresh Vegetable Juices
(81)
Bioidentical Hormones, i.e. progesterone
(32)
Cool shower following exertion
(88)
Beta-interferon
(1)
Metanx
(1)
MCT oil
(1)
MAF 314
(1)
Vitamin E
(90)
GABA (Gamma Amino Butyric Acid)
(32)
Cats Claw - Uncaria Tomentosa
(52)
DMG
(23)
Reishi mushrooms
(24)
Lightning Process
(16)
Rolfing
(27)
AllicinPlus (active garlic capsules
(62)
Cortef (hydrocortisone / synthetic cortisol)
(78)
Calcium
(56)
Whey Protein supplements: (Immunopro/ Immunocal)
(32)
Antiretrovirals
(10)
Lansoprazole
(10)
Doxycycline
(40)
Soak feet in cold water
(41)
Inosine
(28)
Green Smoothies (green vegetables and fruit)
(59)
Cortisol (compounded)
(15)
Florinef (fludrocortisone)
(16)
Vitamin A
(62)
bicycle with power options
(7)
ativan
(10)
Marshall protocol
(10)
Flaxseed oil
(36)
Tai Chi
(100)
Olive Leaf Extract
(39)
Gingko Biloba
(83)
Provigil (modafinil)
(117)
Lyrica
(20)
SAM-E
(97)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
(198)
Monolaurin (e.g., Lauricidin)
(34)
Undenatured whey protein
(73)
Orthostatic conditioning/exercise
(63)
Doxylamine (Unisom)
(41)
Diphendydramine (Unisom, Benadryl)
(152)
Celexa, Cipramil (citalopram)
(112)
Rebounder
(31)
Cymbalta (duloxetine)
(133)
Atenolol (beta blocker)
(34)
Trazodone
(84)
Neurontin (gabapentin)
(142)
Wellbutrin (bupropion)
(143)
Caffeine
(359)
Mild/ moderate exercise
(550)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(109)
Effexor (venlafaxine)
(129)
Regular exercise program
(196)
SSRIs total(Prozac, Effexor, Celexa)
(219)
Zoloft (sertraline)
(144)
Prozac (fluoxetine)
(160)
Paroxetine (Paxil, Seroxat)
(117)
Alcohol
(220)
Graded Exercise Therapy (GET)
(121)

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