Book Description: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFIDS) and fibromyalgia are illnesses characterized by a myriad of symptoms, which include severe long-term fatigue, poor sleep, achiness, "brain fog, " increased thirst, bowel disorders, recurrent infections, and exhaustion. For those fatigue patients suffering from CFIDS and fibromyalgia, these disorders can be overwhelming - negatively impacting every facet of their lives. From Fatigued to Fantastic! is an authoritative and comprehensive resource guide for individuals who suffer from CFIDS and fibromyalgia. It explains, in easy-to-understand language, what these disorders are, what their symptoms are, where they may come from, and how you can eliminate them. Specific guidelines for diagnosis and treatment are clearly and concisely presented for both the patient and the physician. The book examines may factors that may be responsible for these conditions. It includes chapters on nutritional problems, adrenal insufficiency, hypothyroidism, hormonal imbalances, yeast overgrowth, sleep disorders, parasitic infections, and more. It also looks at the new and exciting studies being done on DHEA, magnesium, and malic acid. It provides instructions for physicians on the use of both natural and pharmacological supplements. There are also important resources offered, guiding you to doctors, patient support groups, supplies, and services. In addition to being one of this country's leading clinicians and researchers on effective treatments of CFIDS and fibromyalgia, author Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, has experienced and overcome these illnesses himself. From Fatigued to Fantastic!, therefore, not only reflects the cutting edge of scientific discovery, but provides sympatheticunderstanding from one who has experienced the debilitating effects of these problems firsthand.