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What is chronic fatigue?

Chronic fatigue is a complex disorder of unknown cause that seriously affects quality of life. It persists for more than six months, with an oscillating character and without apparent cause. It interferes with normal activities, causes extreme fatigue and does not decrease with rest, worsens with exercise and is associated with physical and neuropsychological manifestations.

Anyone can get chronic fatigue syndrome, but it is most common in those between the ages of 40 and 60. Adult women have it more often than adult men. Of the world population, between 0.3% and 0.5% suffer from chronic fatigue and in Spain between 120,000 and 200,000 people.

Symptoms of chronic fatigue and what habits can help you

  • Severe fatigue that does not improve with rest
  • Memory or concentration problems
  • Unexplained muscle or joint pain
  • Unrefreshing sleep
  • Post-exertional malaise or fatigue, where your symptoms worsen after any physical or mental activity
  • Dizziness
  • Irritability

In addition to following the instructions of your medical specialist, some healthy lifestyle habits that can help you:

  • Eat a balanced and varied diet, giving priority to vegetables and seasonal products.
  • Carry out moderate physical activity on a daily basis, without exceeding your limits.
  • Practice relaxation techniques that help you relax your muscles.
  • Maintain an active social life, which allows you to be in contact with other people and carry out activities that are rewarding for you.

Natural ingredients that help chronic fatigue

From Vitae Health Innovation want offer you the ReConnect food supplement. It contains the following ingredients and that can help you know how to live with the disease:

  • Coenzyme Q10: at the neuronal level, coenzyme Q10 has been shown to reduce neurodegenerative processes related to neuronal oxidative damage. It is essential in the process of cellular respiration and produces 95% of the body’s energy.
  • NADH (Co-E1): it is also a coenzyme and together with Q10, it leads to the production of cellular energy. It helps to provide the muscle with more strength, resistance and recovery capacity, in people with a high mental requirement and helps to improve cognitive abilities.
  • Serine: a key amino acid in the communication between nerve cells that improves the ability to concentrate, learn, memorize and depressive moods.
  • Vitamin C: helps the proper functioning of the nervous system and energy metabolism. Reduces damage caused by chemicals and pollutants by neutralizing free radicals. It also helps reduce blood pressure and prevents the onset of vascular diseases as well as reducing tiredness and fatigue.

Four clinical trials have been carried out, which have been published in high-impact scientific journals, to verify the effects produced by ReConnect. The results obtained are positive in chronic fatigue patients thanks to the supplementation with coenzyme Q10 and NADH, since it improved symptoms such as tiredness, weakness, quality of sleep or depression. The effects of this supplement have been demonstrated in clinical trials at the Valle Hebrón University Hospital.

What will help you achieve ReConnect?

Reconnect makes it possible to improve cognitive functioning, provide energy and antioxidant capacity, as well as:

  • Contribute to the improvement of cognitive functions such as learning, concentration and memory.
  • Increase the ability to manage stress.
  • Improve mood.
  • Regulate the sleep-wake cycle.
  • Reduce fatigue.
  • Reduce memory loss caused by age.
  • Help in the clinic of neurodegenerative pathologies.
  • Improve the perception of fatigue and pain in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • Improve sports performance and reduce fatigue after a period of effort

Scientific research is very important in chronic pathologies, in this case chronic fatigue, since even today it is a disease quite unknown to many. That is why research is essential to discover new solutions, treatments, expand knowledge, etc.

4 thoughts on “What is chronic fatigue?

  1. By the way, it’s considered that fatigue is a consequence of overwork. In fact, the lack of physical activity can also be the cause of a constant feeling of fatigue.
    If you feel tired every day, try to include exercise in your daily routine. I’m not suggesting you to become an athlete, but you can drastically improve your life if you’ll be more active. So, start going up and down stairs rather than taking an elevator. Get off one stop earlier to walk more. When it becomes usual for you and you feel the benefits of it, go to workouts. Choose what you like. If you have a dog, run and play with your dog. If you live in a private house and you have a pool in the backyard, start using it at last. No matter what you do, it will be very beneficial for you and your health.

  2. Love this post! By the way, fatigue can also be caused by poor air quality. And air pollution isn’t just an outdoor problem. In fact, some pollutants can be up to 5x more concentrated in your home than they are outside. Dirty air conditioner filters are often the cause of it. Remember to clean them regularly for good air purification.

    1. I also recommend considering upgrading to a pleated filter with a MERV rating in the 7 to 12 range. These higher performing filters catch smaller particles like dust, pollen, and mold spores and give relief to allergy and asthma sufferers, providing better air quality.

  3. Poor air quality is really a common cause of fatigue. The problem of pollution becomes even more dangerous when we talk about home air. Now we spend a lot of time at home, therefore, it affects us more now than ever.
    Your heating and cooling system moves over 1.5 million cubic feet of polluted air every day throughout your house. So yes, first of all, you should take care of good filtering. It is not so important which air filter you use, but how often you replace it.

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