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Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum’s Strategies and Supplements for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

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Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum specializes in the treatment of Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia. I discovered Dr. Teitelbaum through my thyroid guru, Mary Shoman. She included Dr. Teitelbaum’s website, End Fatigue, in her book, Living Well With Hypothyroidism. I purchased his Energy Revitalization System due to fatigue and Vitamin B deficiency related to hypothyroidism, and found it to be very helpful.

About Dr. Jacob Teitlbaum

Dr. Teitelbaum is an internal medicine physician who developed Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia while in medical school in the mid-70s. He had to drop out of medical school for a year to recover. In his journey to regain his health and vitality, he discovered treatments that were unknown to the Western Medicine community. Helping others with chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain became his passion.

Dr. Teitelbaum is the Medical Director of the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers, Inc. He is the author of From Fatigued to Fantastic!, Three Steps to Happiness: Healing Through Joy, Pain Free 1-2-3: A Proven Program for Eliminating Chronic Pain Now, and Beat Sugar Addiction Now! . He and colleagues were published in the Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in 2001 for their “gold standard” work for the treatment of Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia.

Dr. Teitelbaum From Fatigued to Fantastic

D-Ribose Benefits Muscle Health

His study on the effects of D-ribose, a 5-carbon sugar, on fibromyalgia patients is published in the Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine. Two thirds of study participants demonstrated improvement after 12 days, reporting an average increase in energy of 45 percent. Corvalen, a D-ribose product by Bioenergy Life Science, Inc., is intended to improve the metabolic health of muscles, including the heart. Corvalen is formulated to provide nutritional support to benefit people with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and cardiovascular disease.

Helpful Information on Dr. Teitelbaum’s Website

You will find great information and many useful tools and strategies on the drop-down menus. For example—Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia explained, help with disability benefits, and research studies. His S.H.I.N.E.® protocol for treating CFS and fibromyalgia is explained. The letters stand for sleep, hormones, immunity/infections, nutrition, and exercise. The website also provides information on how to find a trained practitioner and support group.

The Energy Analysis Program provides a way to analyze and compile a comprehensive medical record for patients to examine with their health care provider, to map their best course of treatment. Additionally, you can ask Dr. Teitelbaum a question from his website. There is also information on private consultations.

Dr. Teitelbaum travels the world, giving lecture presentations to patients, physicians, and researchers. You can find information on his appearances on the website.

End Fatigue Products

Dr. Teitelbaum’s website features his formulations, as well as other supplements that promote health and well-being. I have tried several of his formulations—Energy Revitalization System, Adrenal Stress End, and Revitalizing Sleep Formula. I have also used many of the supplements he offers, at the recommendation of my naturopath, such as alpha lipoic acid, CoQ 10, Vitamin D, and colloidal silver.

Energy Revitalization System

EndFatigue Energy Revitalization System is a drink mix powder, and high potency B Complex capsules. The system provides over 50 vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, formulated to promote health and sustain energy. The nutrients are specially dosed to be safe, while promoting maximum energy. Check out the website for the nutrients, and amounts. I think you’ll be impressed. I’ve used this product over a period of months back in 2007, and it helped me a lot.

End Pain Formula

End Pain Formula relieves occasional muscle pain from overexertion.

Adrenal Stress End

The adrenal glands secrete hormones that are key in the body’s response to stress. Adrenal Stress End supports the adrenal glands.

End Fatigue Revitalizing Sleep Formula

End Fatigue Revitalizing Sleep Formula is to help to get to sleep faster, and to establish a healthy sleep cycle. Recuperate while you sleep and wake up feeling more energized.

Corvalen (D-Ribose)

Corvalen helps keep the body’s core energy charged. It may also help decrease muscle stiffness, soreness, and fatigue.

Three Steps to Happiness. Healing through Joy by Dr. Teitelbaum

Talk to Your Health Care Provider

This is not the kind of thing you should pursue on your own!! Any supplements such as Fatigued to Fantastic Energy Revitalization System, and Dr.Teitelbaum's other products should be supervised by a health care provider, whether that person be an MD, or an alternative health provider, such as a naturopath.

© 2010 rmcrayne


Peter Geekie from Sittingbourne on June 10, 2012:

Dear rmcrayne

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Thank you for an informative and interesting article

Kind regards Peter

rmcrayne (author) from San Antonio Texas on April 15, 2011:

Thanks UrsulaRose. Shame there are so few truely understanding doctors when it comes to auto-immune disorders.

UrsulaRose on April 05, 2011:

Hopping some hubs and come across this one.

Thanks rmcrayne for writing an informative hub article.

At least Dr. Teitelbaum 'gives a damn' about Fibromyalgia and the like as there are still plenty of medical practitioners that do not and I have been searching for answers for close to 20 years!

rmcrayne (author) from San Antonio Texas on March 30, 2010:

Paradise sounds like a page from my book. Even things I LOVE, I don't love in the mornings.

Paradise7 from Upstate New York on March 26, 2010:

Very interesting. Often I feel demotivated in the mornings and don't really get going until afternoon, unless there's a particular obligation on my plate. Some of the advice here may help that. Thank you.

rmcrayne (author) from San Antonio Texas on March 25, 2010:

THanks Mekenzie. I've done the Revitalization System twice.

rmcrayne (author) from San Antonio Texas on March 25, 2010:

Thanks Maita. I'm good, but the Health Hubs contest is making me neglect other aspects of my life!

Susan Ream from Michigan on March 24, 2010:

Great Resources in this Hub. I think I'll be ordering a product or two. Great Job!

prettydarkhorse from US on March 24, 2010:

very helpful and stressless hub, thank you rm, hope you're doing good today! Maita

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