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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Ultimate MindBody Disease

fatgiue&painv2v6Here is an excellent guest blog post by my colleague, Rebecca Metro

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is the ultimate mind/body disease, and provides a very clear illustration as to how the mind and body interact, creating either health (balance) or disease (imbalance). In CFS and other functional illnesses like Fibromyalgia, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the functioning of the HPA-AXIS is disrupted, causing overwork of the Hypothalamus,which in turns signals the sympathetic and immune systems to go into ‘overdrive’, causing debilitating symptoms. Continue reading