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Chronic Fatigue

Obscurity to Big Pharma

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue have evolved from relative obscurity to become a brand name for a bizarre assortment of products and services. Drugs are prescribed by physicians in a haphazard manner as if they were browsing through the pharmacy shelf picking out drugs at random. A variety of pain relief clinics offer another random assortment of services. A variety of imaginative explanations is offered with little evidence. Sick lifestyles and environment problems are generally ignored. Drug prescriptions include pain relievers, muscle relaxants, antidepressants, anti-anxiety drugs, sleeping pills and anticonvulsants.

WebMD in 2016 offered this  perspective:” Your fibromyalgia specialist may prescribe pain medication or antidepressants to help treat the pain, fatigue, depression, and anxiety that comes with the disease. In addition, your doctor may recommend physical therapy, moist heat, regular aerobic exercise, relaxation, and stress reduction to help you self-manage your symptoms. There is no one "pill" that treats or cures fibromyalgia. A multidisciplinary approach that uses both medication and alternative or lifestyle strategies seems to work best to treat fibromyalgia symptoms.”

Lyrica and Other Useless Drugs

Big Pharma has moved the marketing of Fibromyalgia into big-money TV advertising. The US FDA approved the drug, Lyrica (Pregabalin), for fibromyalgia and TV ads show happy patients enjoying a pain-free life.  This is  a serious anticonvulsant drug with alarming negative effects including suicide. Lyrica can cause life-threatening, allergic reactions.  Symptoms of an allergic reaction include swelling of the face, mouth, lips, gums, tongue, throat or neck. Lyrica may cause depression, anxiety, restlessness, trouble sleeping, panic attacks, anger, irritability, agitation, aggression, dangerous impulses or violence, or extreme increases in activity or talking.  Our questions are why would any physician prescribe and why would any patient take this potentially dangerous drug??

Our view is that the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) , Fibromyalgia and related disorders are not discrete diseases in the usual sense, but patterns of maladaptive responses to food and the environment. We believe that chronic fatigue syndrome is an expression of non-specific hypersensitivity disease and should be treated with diet revision as the first and most essential form of therapy. 

The Alpha Nutrition Program is designed to improve fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and related disorders. The most definitive clearing program is a food holiday, using an elemental nutrient formula (Alpha ENF), composed of nutrients in their pure form with no other food intake. Alpha ENF allows a sick person to return to a baseline of normal functioning, without the intake of numerous adverse substances that may have been present in their food supply.


Aching & Fatigue is a book about non specific illnesses with aching and fatigue as prominent symptoms. Diagnoses such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Depression have become popular. Some patients say " I feel sick all over". These are overlapping symptom complexes and are often part of a larger illness complex. Dr. Gislason explains why diet revision as the first and most essential form of therapy. Long term management of food intake and exercise are required to sustain improvements. Drug prescriptions are best avoided.

Aching and Fatigue is intended to be used with the Alpha Nutrition Program. Both books are included in Nutritional Rescue Starter Pack that includes:

  1. One Alpha Nutrition Program book
  2. The book, Aching & Fatigue.
  3. One 500 gram jar of Alpha ENF is included so that you can try it and decide if you want to use the formula.

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