Category Archives for Chronic fatigue

Protein Fights Fatigue

Many people have vague health complaints, that they just don’t feel well or are tired all the time. (I’ve been there.) Regular doctors often can’t find anything grossly abnormal about

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America’s fastest marathoner retires due to low testosterone and chronic fatigue

Ryan Hall, America’s fastest marathon runner, winner of the Boston Marathon with the fastest time ever by an American, is retiring due to severe chronic illness.(1) Hall, 33, who was one of the

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N-acetylcysteine increases endurance performance

Production of free radicals is a determinant of performance and fatigue One of the crucial determinants of fatigue is the production of radical oxygen species (ROS, also known as free radicals) and internal

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N-acetylcysteine Treats Fatigue and ADHD of Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus The cheap, over-the-counter supplement n-acetylcysteine treats fatigue and ADHD of lupus. Systemic lupus erythematosus, often known just as lupus (from the Latin for “wolf”)

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Chronic Catabolism in Illness and Fatigue

Here’s a paper from Wulf Droge (et al.), who has done pioneering work in amino acid metabolism, Role of cysteine and glutathione in HIV infection and other diseases associated with muscle wasting

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Vitamin C supplementation increases physical activity, decreases colds

I thought this study was pretty remarkable in that it was a double-blind, randomized controlled trial, and got solid results. Vitamin C supplementation (1000 mg/d) increased physical activity and reduced

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Exercise a powerful antidote to aging and fatigue

One of the most prominent characteristics of aging, so prominent that it’s thought by many researchers to be the most important factor, is loss of mitochondrial function and biogenesis. However,

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Testosterone, fatigue, energy

One of the symptoms of low testosterone (T), also known as hypogonadism, is fatigue or low energy levels. A couple of papers give some insight into how this works, as well as the extent to which replacing

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Amino acid supplement improves “sub-health”, fatigue

Development of a complex amino acid supplement, Fatigue Reviva™, for oral ingestion: initial evaluations of product concept and impact on symptoms of sub-health in a group of males BackgroundA new dietary

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Mitochondrial dysfunction in chronic fatigue

Mitochondrial dysfunction and the pathophysiology of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Abstract The objectives of this study are to test the hypothesis that the fatigue and accompanying

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