Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

At least one million Americans have CFS.  Women are more likely to develop CFS than men.  DFS is less common in children than in adults.

CFS is a disease that causes a person feels completely worn-out and extreme fatigue and the symptoms don’t improve with rest or sleep.  The extreme tiredness makes it hard to perform normal daily tasks.

The cause to CFS is still unknown, the theories range from viral infections, to psychological stress, to weak immune system.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms

People who have CFS may experience the following symptoms:

  • Fatigue
  • Sore throat
  • Insomnia
  • Extreme exhaustion lasting longer than 24 hours after physical or mental exercises
  • Pain that moves from joint to joint without swelling or redness
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Loss of memory or concentration
  • Tender or painful and mildly swollen lymph nodes in your neck or armpit

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment in Cincinnati

A middle aged lady with two year history of CFS, insomnia, mental fog came for help. Her pulse showed weakness in her heart/mind. She could not tolerate the prescription drug for ADHD due to heart palpitation. She improved quickly through a combination of acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy.

Dr. Sheng is an experienced holistic practitioner who has helped many patients with CFS problem with acupuncture, herbs and nutritional supplement, in addition to teaching simple breathing and relaxation techniques.  Dr. Sheng is unique in his approach by combining western and oriental medicine. Contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Peter Sheng
Cincinnati Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Therapy, Integrative Medicine & Holistic Health Care