Aching & Fatigue
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Topics from the book, Aching & Fatigue
Author Stephen J. Gislason MD

Chronic Illness Perspective
Medicine and Human Ecology
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Gulf War Syndrome
Aching & Fatigue= Food Allergy
Case History Examples
Type III Food Allergy Pattern
Diagnosis and Tests

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Managing Diabetes 2
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Gluten Problems and Solutions
Heart & Arterial Disease
Skin in Health and Disease
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The Human Brain in Health and Disease
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Aching and Fatigue, Fibromyalgia Center

People with chronic pain describe a variety of patterns -generalized aching associated with tender "pressure points"are common complaints. Fibromyalgia sufferers often say:" I feel like I am 90 years old." Stiffness after sitting or lying down is common. The stiffness and pain will often improve with mild activities, but overly vigorous exertion makes it worse. There are many ideas about Fibromyalgia. Patients are often frustrated and confused. Physicians are not always helpful and insurance companies are reluctant to pay disability claims. Some people have strong opinions and beliefs about Fibromyalgia and some support groups champion one idea over all others.

The Problem

  • Generalized pain and stiffness
  • Associated fatigue, digestive disturbances, cognitive dysfunction and many other symptoms

The Solution

1 Complete, comprehensive diet revision, using the Alpha Nutrition Program
2 Physical therapy, exercise

We believe that Fibromyalgia is one expression of non-specific hypersensitivity disease and should be treated with diet revision as the first and most essential form of therapy. Not everyone agrees with us. We have prepared an intelligent guide for people with FM who are motivated to experiment, modify their lifestyle and make a sustained effort to improve .

The Alpha Nutrition Program can help to resolve Fibromyalgia and related disorders. The program is both a a diagnostic and a treatment procedure. The first Phase of the program is an attempt to clear symptoms. This is home science. You start with the hypothesis that your food intake is causing or contributing to your illness and you do an experiment to find out if it is true.

You want to accomplish four important goals at the same time:

  • Remove all the problems in your existing food supply
  • Add all the nutrients your body needs
  • Reintroduce the best, nourishing foods available and establish a new healthier diet
  • learn how to take better care of yourself
  • Begin gentle exercise and slowly regain physical fitness.

Alpha ENF can be used to supply nutrients before, during and after recovery.


Musculoskeletal and rheumatic complaints account for approximately 15% of the patients seen by primary care physicians. These complaints include muscle pain and weakness, regional pain syndromes such as back or neck pain, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. More aggressive pain associated with joint and muscle inflammation is less common and occurs in patients with the autoimmune disorders, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus erythematosus, polymyalgia rheumatica and polymyositis.

Marcus stated: "We need to recognize that pain is an epidemic of sorts and that we are not adequately handling patients with pain." He estimated that headaches disrupt productivity in 40-million Americans each year, while back pain interferes with work in 36-million people, muscle pain affects 24-million people and neck pain affects 20-million people. For persistent pain in general, the cost estimates are around $100 billion per year. For back pain in particular, estimates are $16-20 billion per year. He stated: "Back pain is often a problem of fitness…if we made weight loss and exercise a national priority, the result would be tremendous savings for our beleaguered health care system…Even something as simple as walking the equivalent of two miles per day could reduce utilization and cost of medical services.

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.

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Aching and Fatigue
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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 as a tool of recovery.

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