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My Experience With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Author: Carol E.
Date: 07-28-2011
Views: 5,815
Word Count: 178
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6155-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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For over 25 years I have had Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome or CFIDS. It had grown steadily worse over the years.

In 2010 I became a Young Living Distributor, after having used several of the oils off and on for about 15 years. I decided to try NingXia Red. There was a little difference in my stamina at one ounce/day, more at 2 ounces/day, and a great improvement in my stamina when I began taking 3 ounces and mixing them in a large glass of water and drinking throughout the day.

Over the next couple of months many of my friends noticed a difference in me. I would say my stamina is about double what it was. Still not "cured" of my CFIDS, but a big improvement in my quality of life. Now I take some whenever, not always every day. Sometimes with an oil added, or sparkling soda added, etc.

Over the years I have tried many things to improve my stamina. NingXia Red does seem to help more than any other thing I have tried.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: chronic-fatigue — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
2.Associated topics: exhaustion — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
3.Associated topics: immune-system — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
4.Associated topics: immune-system — "Immunomodulatory activity of frankincense oil: Biologically, the oil exhibited a strong immunostimulant activity (90% lymphocyte transformation) when assessed by a lymphocyte proliferation assay."Link
5.Associated topics: immune-system — "Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative [flatulence] and immunomodulatory properties of caraway suggest that it might exert beneficial effects on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).... CHE and CEO [caraway essential oil] at all doses tested were effective in reducing colon tissue lesions and colitis indices and the efficacy was nearly the same when different doses of plant fractions were administered p.o. or i.p..... These data suggest that caraway fractions are both effective and possess anti-colitic activity irrespective of the dose and route of administration."Link
6.Associated topics: immune-system — "These results suggest that the volatile oil of ginger influences both cell-mediated immune response and nonspecific proliferation of T lymphocyte, and may exert beneficial effects in a number of clinical conditions, such as chronic inflammation and autoimmune diseases."Link

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