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Understanding CFS/ME for comprehensive Chronic Fatigue relief

chronic fatigue relief london

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or CFS/ME is a highly debilitating and long-term condition that affects approximately 1% of the population across the world. The symptoms vary from patient to patient. Some patients can continue relatively normal lives whilst others may find themselves in a wheelchair or even bedridden. Statistics show that approximately 75% of patients affected by CFS/ME are unable to work, because they cannot continue with their daily activities as a result of their tiredness or fatigue. This is the most common symptom of the disorder, tiredness or fatigue that does not go away with rest. If you have been affected by extreme tiredness or fatigue for more than 6 months, then you could be suffering from CFS/ME and need to speak to us at Rakhee Osteopathy to find out about Chronic Fatigue relief London. We will be able to assess your symptoms and provide you with a positive diagnosis for CFS/ME or we will look for other causes of your symptoms and put together an individually tailored treatment plan accordingly.

More symptoms of CFS/ME

Other symptoms of CFS/ME include post-exertional malaise which means a worsening of your symptoms after physical or mental activity. Sleep disturbances and insomnia is common in patients with CFS/ME and even those patients who are able to sleep well still remain tired. More symptoms include dizziness, nausea and vomiting. Patients may have problems with their mobility and find difficulty in standing or sitting. Cognitive issues such as confusion and memory loss can also affect patients from time to time. Other common symptoms include aches and pains, headaches and flu-like symptoms. The aim of Chronic Fatigue relief London is to help combat these symptoms over time and help you resume your daily activities little by little until you can get your life back on track.

Diagnosing CFS/ME

There is no definitive cause of CFS/ME although there is evidence that certain viruses or infections such as COVID-19 can cause such symptoms. Females are more commonly affected than males and although it affects patients of all ages it is most commonly found in patients between the age of 30 and 60. Unfortunately CFS/ME is most commonly diagnosed after excluding other conditions, and this can take time and result in frustration and further worsening of your symptoms in the meantime. However, here at Rakhee Osteopathy we use The Perrin Technique to provide a positive diagnosis for CFS/ME and devise a treatment plan that will provide Chronic Fatigue relief London. The Perrin Technique includes a physical examination which looks for certain signs, for example a disturbed spinal posture, varicose enlarged lymph vessels, a tender Perrin’s point and reduced cranial flow which can be seen or felt and thought to be found in all patients with CFS/ME. If we can identify these signs then you are affected by CFS/ME, if not there are other explanations for your symptoms which we will look for to help combat your symptoms more efficiently. The Perrin Technique uses osteopathic massages to improve your bodily functions and promote better health and wellbeing. Speak to us at Rakhee Osteopathy today and let us use The Perrin Technique and osteopathic massage to provide you with relief from your symptoms.


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