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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2,916 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

286 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Take frequent short rest breaks
(559)
Spend time in low-stimulation environment
(198)
Rest
(572)
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)
(450)
Wheelchair
(66)
Ignore people who think ME/CFIDS is not real
(363)
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(89)
Avoid biotoxins
(82)
Complete stillness & quiet
(154)
Diet changes
(509)
Avoid known allergens
(149)
Meditation
(343)
Gluten-free diet
(250)
Eliminate/ reduce sugar
(399)
Change job
(212)
Adequate rest
(49)
Avoid alcohol
(442)
Methylation treatments
(74)
Adequate sleep
(49)
Yeast treatments
(125)
T3
(58)
"Recuperation"
(55)
Relaxation techniques
(156)
Avoid mold
(168)
Mindfulness
(141)
Eliminate/ reduce dairy
(366)
Perrin Technique
(10)
Inverting body position (with head down and feet up eg on a couch)
(180)
High Dosage VegEpa (EPA+EPO)
(15)
Do absolutely Nothing
(168)
B12 injections
(205)
Anti-yeast diet
(65)
Inner Spirit Therapy
(12)
Diaphragmatic breathing
(221)
Far Infrared Heat (Migun Bed)
(58)
Go to bed early and sleep longer
(448)
Marijuana
(6)
Massage
(371)
Thyroid hormone
(59)
Probiotics
(402)
Stay well-hydrated throughout the day
(469)
Oxytocin
(20)
Beta Blockers (for OI)
(15)
ketogenic diet
(10)
Betahistine
(3)
Physiotherapy (Connective Tissue Release)
(6)
Revitalizing Sleep Formula
(14)
Mobic
(14)
Energy Revitalization System vitamin powder
(14)
paleo/primal diet
(22)
Magnesium (oral)
(374)
Gupta Amygdala Retraining
(49)
Reiki
(39)
SHINE Protocol-Dr. Teitelbaum
(23)
Ayurveda
(37)
Orthomolecular Therapy
(18)
Chelation treatments
(49)
Lymphatic Massage
(61)
Sinus Surgery
(6)
Qigong
(53)
Co-codamol
(27)
Eat more vegetables and fruits
(467)
Liposomal Glutathione
(31)
vegetarian diet
(19)
horseback therapy
(4)
Lithium orotate
(4)
Atlas Profilax
(4)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
(68)
EECP
(1)
Adya Clarity Shots
(1)
bowel removal for cancer
(1)
MAF 878
(1)
clarithromycin & hydroxychloroquine
(1)
Nicotinamide Riboside
(1)
carbidopa/levadopa
(1)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)
(167)
Stretching
(414)
Diflucan--antifungals
(33)
Crystal Light Therapy
(5)
B vitamins
(458)
Cranio-Sacral Therapy
(94)
in-home treatment mobility exercises
(2)
ketotifen
(2)
fluefenazine/nortriiptiline clorhidrate
(2)
Proamatine
(2)
Earthing
(18)
Xanax (alprazolam)
(92)
Nexavir
(9)
Nystatin
(22)
Antivirals
(84)
carnitine
(6)
Theta Healing
(6)
Adrenal Stress End
(16)
Robaxin
(3)
Interferential TENS
(13)
Cordyceps
(13)
Sinus Treatments (Nasonex, etc)
(66)
Betaine-HCl
(67)
Transfer Factors
(7)
Malic Acid
(153)
Antihistamines (drowsy / first generation)
(14)
Stimulants (dextroamphetamine, amphetamine, Adderall, etc)
(96)
Horizant
(1)
alpha - gpc
(1)
Siffrol
(1)
Kavinace
(1)
Mirapex
(1)
Nimodipine
(1)
Aqua Flora for yeast
(1)
Azilect
(1)
desmopressin
(1)
Ampligen
(8)
Rebreathing carbon dioxide
(8)
Myer's Cocktail
(43)
Magnesium (topical)
(76)
Electrolyte beverage (eg. gatorade)
(170)
Guainfenesin
(59)
Rheumatrex, Trexall (methotrexate)
(9)
NAET for allergies
(9)
Acetyl-L-carnitine
(166)
Osteopathy
(76)
Pinecone Extract (ImmunExtra)
(6)
Vitamin D
(424)
Reverse Therapy for CFS
(10)
Baclofen
(29)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
(384)
IVIg infusions
(4)
Zeolith
(4)
Famvir
(4)
Red Marine Algae
(8)
Theanine
(16)
Neurofeedback
(28)
Testosterone
(94)
Sublingual B12
(212)
Root canal/cavitation removal
(107)
thyroid operation
(1)
MCT oil
(1)
ice baths
(1)
Phenocane
(1)
NAC
(42)
Hypnotherapy
(26)
Glucosamine/Chondroitin
(84)
Mushroom Extracts (AHCC, Shitaake)
(18)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)
(18)
gardening/nature
(35)
Hyperbaric Oxygen
(10)
Cerefolin (folate, B12 & NAC)
(53)
Azathioprine
(2)
Cannabidiol (CBD)
(2)
Valcyte
(2)
UVA-URSI
(11)
Yoga
(263)
Helminthic Therapy
(7)
UltraClear products
(12)
Acupuncture
(278)
Xyrem/GHB
(13)
ALA
(50)
Armour Thyroid
(4)
Coenzyme Q10
(332)
Omega 3 (fish oil)
(393)
Ultram (tramadol)
(98)
D-Ribose
(103)
Bioidentical estrogen
(19)
Petrovic Protocol
(5)
Omega 3,6,9
(352)
Iron
(54)
Afipran
(1)
Sauna
(1)
GcMAF
(6)
Taurine
(11)
Lamictal
(11)
Ubiquinol
(46)
Ionized Water
(56)
Naproxen (Aleve)
(146)
DHEA
(62)
Chinese herbs
(123)
NK stim supplements
(7)
Oxymatrine
(7)
Isagenix
(7)
EPA-DHA
(59)
Acetaminophen / Paracetamol (Tylenol, Panadol)
(344)
Kinesiology
(45)
Licorice Root Extract
(40)
Savella
(3)
Vicodin (hydrocodone)
(3)
Chiropractic
(234)
L-Carnitine
(203)
Valtrex
(14)
Bioidentical Hormones, i.e. progesterone
(36)
Homeopathy
(194)
vegan diet
(9)
Non-sedating antihistamines
(137)
Fentanyl patch
(15)
Urine Therapy
(4)
Ritalin
(43)
5-HTP
(83)
Iodine
(58)
Distract your attention away from the symptoms
(417)
Mickel Therapy
(6)
Immunovir (isoprinosine, inosine pranobex)
(24)
Ganciclovir
(7)
Moclobemide
(1)
Catapres (clonidine)
(14)
Skin brushing
(71)
Melatonin
(319)
Formula 3030
(2)
Cool shower following exertion
(93)
Detox Foot Baths with mild electric current
(36)
Wheat Germ Extract supplements (Avemar)
(3)
NADH
(112)
DMG
(25)
GABA (Gamma Amino Butyric Acid)
(33)
Pregabalin
(5)
Sophora root
(5)
Antibiotics
(217)
Vitamin C (lypo spheric)
(71)
Psychotherapy (non CBT)
(175)
Pall Protocol
(13)
Fresh Vegetable Juices
(88)
Cortef (hydrocortisone / synthetic cortisol)
(83)
Green Smoothies (green vegetables and fruit)
(68)
MSM
(53)
Brainwave audio CD's
(69)
Aspirin
(169)
Cortisol (compounded)
(16)
Propranolol (beta-blocker)
(8)
Sodium Valproate
(9)
Doxycycline
(43)
Beta-interferon
(1)
Heparin
(1)
MAF 314
(1)
Piracetam
(1)
Metanx
(1)
Hydrotherapy
(1)
Raw food diet
(27)
Bowen Technique
(10)
Lansoprazole
(11)
Soak feet in cold water
(44)
Cats Claw - Uncaria Tomentosa
(55)
Reishi mushrooms
(26)
Lightning Process
(16)
Rolfing
(27)
Whey Protein supplements: (Immunopro/ Immunocal)
(38)
bicycle with power options
(8)
Vitamin E
(96)
AllicinPlus (active garlic capsules
(64)
Flaxseed oil
(44)
Hot baths
(10)
Antiretrovirals
(10)
ativan
(11)
Inosine
(30)
Tai Chi
(104)
Calcium
(63)
Vitamin A
(67)
Florinef (fludrocortisone)
(17)
Lyrica
(26)
Hot showers
(12)
Gingko Biloba
(88)
Marshall protocol
(12)
Provigil (modafinil)
(124)
SAM-E
(104)
Olive Leaf Extract
(46)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
(205)
Orthostatic conditioning/exercise
(65)
Doxylamine (Unisom)
(41)
Undenatured whey protein
(80)
Monolaurin (e.g., Lauricidin)
(37)
Celexa, Cipramil (citalopram)
(114)
Diphendydramine (Unisom, Benadryl)
(161)
Atenolol (beta blocker)
(36)
Rebounder
(32)
Trazodone
(92)
Cymbalta (duloxetine)
(138)
Neurontin (gabapentin)
(149)
Wellbutrin (bupropion)
(149)
Caffeine
(378)
Mild/ moderate exercise
(577)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(113)
Regular exercise program
(208)
Effexor (venlafaxine)
(136)
SSRIs total(Prozac, Effexor, Celexa)
(224)
Zoloft (sertraline)
(148)
Prozac (fluoxetine)
(164)
Paroxetine (Paxil, Seroxat)
(118)
Alcohol
(229)
Graded Exercise Therapy (GET)
(129)

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