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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2,521 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

259 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Take frequent short rest breaks
(509)
Spend time in low-stimulation environment
(167)
Rest
(520)
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)
(412)
Wheelchair
(60)
Ignore people who think ME/CFIDS is not real
(338)
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(81)
Avoid biotoxins
(78)
Meditation
(311)
Complete stillness & quiet
(121)
Diet changes
(466)
Avoid known allergens
(135)
Methylation treatments
(67)
Gluten-free diet
(221)
Eliminate/ reduce sugar
(370)
Change job
(199)
Yeast treatments
(120)
Avoid alcohol
(405)
Avoid mold
(155)
T3
(52)
"Recuperation"
(49)
Perrin Technique
(9)
Eliminate/ reduce dairy
(337)
Inverting body position (with head down and feet up eg on a couch)
(164)
High Dosage VegEpa (EPA+EPO)
(14)
Relaxation techniques
(125)
Mindfulness
(126)
Go to bed early and sleep longer
(413)
B12 injections
(189)
Diaphragmatic breathing
(201)
Oxytocin
(18)
Adequate sleep
(6)
Massage
(345)
Do absolutely Nothing
(138)
Probiotics
(368)
Far Infrared Heat (Migun Bed)
(57)
Revitalizing Sleep Formula
(12)
Stay well-hydrated throughout the day
(430)
Thyroid hormone
(51)
SHINE Protocol-Dr. Teitelbaum
(18)
Energy Revitalization System vitamin powder
(13)
Betahistine
(3)
Sinus Surgery
(3)
Anti-yeast diet
(56)
Inner Spirit Therapy
(9)
Co-codamol
(20)
Mobic
(12)
Gupta Amygdala Retraining
(45)
Magnesium (oral)
(342)
Orthomolecular Therapy
(18)
NAET for allergies
(7)
paleo/primal diet
(10)
Adequate rest
(5)
Sinus Treatments (Nasonex, etc)
(57)
Adrenal Stress End
(14)
Chelation treatments
(46)
Lymphatic Massage
(55)
Qigong
(47)
Theta Healing
(3)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)
(155)
Stretching
(381)
Atlas Profilax
(4)
horseback therapy
(4)
EECP
(1)
Adya Clarity Shots
(1)
Azathioprine
(1)
MAF 878
(1)
Antivirals
(80)
Ayurveda
(33)
Eat more vegetables and fruits
(430)
Cordyceps
(11)
Diflucan--antifungals
(30)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
(62)
B vitamins
(418)
Transfer Factors
(5)
ketogenic diet
(5)
Nystatin
(18)
Proamatine
(2)
Lithium orotate
(2)
fluefenazine/nortriiptiline clorhidrate
(2)
Nexavir
(9)
Beta Blockers (for OI)
(9)
Cranio-Sacral Therapy
(91)
Betaine-HCl
(65)
Xanax (alprazolam)
(85)
Reiki
(33)
Robaxin
(3)
Myer's Cocktail
(40)
Malic Acid
(148)
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
(351)
Guainfenesin
(57)
Rebreathing carbon dioxide
(8)
Ampligen
(8)
Siffrol
(1)
Aqua Flora for yeast
(1)
Kavinace
(1)
Vitamin D
(385)
Mushroom Extracts (AHCC, Shitaake)
(16)
gardening/nature
(16)
Root canal/cavitation removal
(100)
Rheumatrex, Trexall (methotrexate)
(9)
Acetyl-L-carnitine
(153)
Antihistamines (drowsy / first generation)
(2)
Pinecone Extract (ImmunExtra)
(6)
Magnesium (topical)
(66)
Electrolyte beverage (eg. gatorade)
(157)
Baclofen
(29)
Earthing
(14)
ALA
(45)
Zeolith
(3)
Crystal Light Therapy
(3)
vegetarian diet
(7)
Red Marine Algae
(7)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)
(15)
Liposomal Glutathione
(27)
Cerefolin (folate, B12 & NAC)
(51)
Sublingual B12
(190)
Theanine
(12)
Reverse Therapy for CFS
(8)
Stimulants (dextroamphetamine, amphetamine, Adderall, etc)
(89)
Interferential TENS
(9)
Neurofeedback
(26)
Phenocane
(1)
NAC
(35)
Hyperbaric Oxygen
(10)
Kinesiology
(40)
Acupuncture
(259)
Glucosamine/Chondroitin
(79)
Valcyte
(2)
Chinese herbs
(112)
UVA-URSI
(11)
Helminthic Therapy
(7)
Testosterone
(88)
UltraClear products
(12)
IVIg infusions
(3)
Famvir
(3)
Ultram (tramadol)
(95)
Omega 3 (fish oil)
(360)
Ubiquinol
(36)
Osteopathy
(70)
Yoga
(241)
D-Ribose
(90)
Coenzyme Q10
(305)
Taurine
(9)
Oxymatrine
(5)
Petrovic Protocol
(5)
Omega 3,6,9
(323)
Naproxen (Aleve)
(135)
Bioidentical estrogen
(16)
Isagenix
(6)
GcMAF
(6)
Afipran
(1)
Ionized Water
(53)
Hypnotherapy
(22)
Ritalin
(38)
Xyrem/GHB
(12)
NK stim supplements
(7)
Distract your attention away from the symptoms
(383)
Acetaminophen / Paracetamol (Tylenol, Panadol)
(315)
L-Carnitine
(189)
Homeopathy
(180)
EPA-DHA
(51)
Non-sedating antihistamines
(124)
5-HTP
(75)
Savella
(3)
vegan diet
(3)
Licorice Root Extract
(37)
Fentanyl patch
(15)
Urine Therapy
(4)
Iron
(39)
DHEA
(53)
Valtrex
(11)
bicycle with power options
(5)
Chiropractic
(217)
Immunovir (isoprinosine, inosine pranobex)
(24)
Skin brushing
(62)
Mickel Therapy
(6)
Catapres (clonidine)
(13)
Antibiotics
(200)
Ganciclovir
(7)
Sodium Valproate
(7)
Bowen Technique
(7)
Detox Foot Baths with mild electric current
(33)
Formula 3030
(1)
Moclobemide
(1)
Iodine
(55)
Lightning Process
(15)
Vitamin C (lypo spheric)
(56)
Antiretrovirals
(9)
Melatonin
(295)
Wheat Germ Extract supplements (Avemar)
(3)
Sophora root
(3)
Psychotherapy (non CBT)
(162)
NADH
(105)
Lamictal
(4)
Propranolol (beta-blocker)
(4)
Brainwave audio CD's
(64)
Pall Protocol
(12)
MSM
(52)
Aspirin
(154)
Cool shower following exertion
(84)
Cortisol (compounded)
(14)
Raw food diet
(23)
Bioidentical Hormones, i.e. progesterone
(32)
Fresh Vegetable Juices
(74)
MCT oil
(1)
MAF 314
(1)
Metanx
(1)
Beta-interferon
(1)
Vitamin E
(87)
GABA (Gamma Amino Butyric Acid)
(32)
Cats Claw - Uncaria Tomentosa
(52)
DMG
(23)
Reishi mushrooms
(24)
Rolfing
(27)
Inosine
(27)
Whey Protein supplements: (Immunopro/ Immunocal)
(29)
Cortef (hydrocortisone / synthetic cortisol)
(78)
Lansoprazole
(9)
Marshall protocol
(9)
Calcium
(48)
Doxycycline
(37)
Soak feet in cold water
(41)
Green Smoothies (green vegetables and fruit)
(55)
Florinef (fludrocortisone)
(14)
AllicinPlus (active garlic capsules
(59)
Vitamin A
(59)
Tai Chi
(93)
Gingko Biloba
(78)
ativan
(7)
Flaxseed oil
(33)
Olive Leaf Extract
(38)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
(187)
Lyrica
(13)
Provigil (modafinil)
(114)
Monolaurin (e.g., Lauricidin)
(34)
Undenatured whey protein
(73)
Orthostatic conditioning/exercise
(59)
SAM-E
(95)
Doxylamine (Unisom)
(41)
Diphendydramine (Unisom, Benadryl)
(148)
Celexa, Cipramil (citalopram)
(109)
Rebounder
(31)
Cymbalta (duloxetine)
(131)
Trazodone
(83)
Neurontin (gabapentin)
(138)
Atenolol (beta blocker)
(33)
Wellbutrin (bupropion)
(141)
Caffeine
(347)
Mild/ moderate exercise
(530)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(103)
Effexor (venlafaxine)
(126)
Regular exercise program
(186)
SSRIs total(Prozac, Effexor, Celexa)
(215)
Zoloft (sertraline)
(139)
Prozac (fluoxetine)
(156)
Paroxetine (Paxil, Seroxat)
(114)
Alcohol
(212)
Graded Exercise Therapy (GET)
(114)

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