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"The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution"

Feb 04, 2016 2:53 PM

Dear subscribers,

Conventional treatments for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue focus basically on symptom management and psychopharmacological drugs. Other areas less explored are nutrition, supplements, hormone replacement and mind-body therapies.

I came across an interesting interview with Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, an american doctor of internal medicine and so called expert in the fields of chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, sleep and pain. He himself suffered of of chronic fatigue syndrome while at medical school in the 70s. In his struggle to heal he discovered several treatments that were unknown to the medical community and thereby cured himself.
He’s the author of several books on fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue und chronic pain and developed the so called SHINE protocol, wich focuses on sleep, hormones, immunity, nutrition and exercise as a treatment guideline.
I haven’t read his books but the interview is definitely interesting. I agree on his comments on nutrition, supplements, slepp and exercise. The theory of yeast overgrowth is a bit controversial as well as the idea of hormone replacement therapy. But ginseng, ashwaganda and liquorice are definitely energizing herbs. What I miss is the aspect of chronic emotional stress that plays such a large role in the development of those disorders. But maybe as an internist he prefers the chemical side.
The book reviews seem very mixed and on his webpage he’s clearly trying to sell his products. So you need to make up your own mind.

Take a look and listen here:


I hope some of this is helpful. Feel free to ask questions or give feedback!

May 06, 2018 7:17 PM

YEEEES. I love Dr. T’s stuff.

May 16, 2018 7:33 AM

Didn’t notice much from them.
Frankly a low dose amphetamine is necessary for me n I have add

May 25, 2018 11:19 AM

Supplement sales

Aug 29, 2018 9:57 PM

Hello again Dr
Marc. Thank you for the update & mentioning Dr T. Youre right he's a controversial fibro practitioner. I actual listened to a TED talk from him. He was very good about explaining all the systems that are effected by this disease. He certainly made clear to me what I needed to have addressed medically as well as emotionally. He understood the stress added to an already stressed out patient which has been propogated by the medical community in the US . Its great to hear about someone who is taking us seriously in terms of our symptoms. I think i wrote to you about Dr Genierva Liptan. Her system for addressing the different systems involved--sleep, nutrition, thyroid, adrenal function, & stress management, and more.
She recommends medication as well as supplements, gentle exercise, myofacial therapy & eating clean. I have since read several books on opiod free pain control. My favorite is the opiod free pain management tool kit. The author addresses 10 ways of addressing pain management without opiods. Very helpful. Fibro-fog keeps me from exact name of book & author. Fatique prevents me from getting up to find the book. Arm pain precludes a more thorough discussion using text typing. Thank you again for sharing about Dr. T even though you may not agree with his beliefs on this fibro treatment. Not just symptom management. He actually offers a cure which i admire him for. Very few others have done this.

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