If you lack energy even after a full night of sleep, the providers at Healing Duo Integrative Family Medical Practice in Norwalk, Connecticut, can help. Naturopathic physicians Giovanni A. Nelson, ND, and Pamela Santapaola, ND, take time to identify the underlying cause of your persistent fatigue and offer integrative, customized therapies to help you beat it. To learn more about treatment options for fatigue, call or book an appointment online today.
Fatigue describes a lack of energy or a feeling of overall tiredness. When you have fatigue, you may find it difficult to be productive or have the motivation to get things done.
You can develop persistent fatigue due to one or more underlying physical or mental health conditions and lifestyle choices. Some of the most common causes of fatigue include:
Mental health issues that can cause fatigue include anxiety and depression.
You should schedule a diagnostic evaluation for fatigue if it's persistent and begins interfering with your ability to function or your quality of life.
Healing Duo Integrative Family Medical Practice also recommends an evaluation if you experience fatigue along with unexplained weight loss, increased sensitivity to temperature changes, difficulties falling or staying asleep, or if you think you have depression.
The naturopathic physicians will evaluate your personal and family medical history and your existing health to determine the root cause of your fatigue. They also take time to discuss your diet, job, and general lifestyle to identify factors that may trigger persistent fatigue.
You may also need blood work to check your hormone levels to confirm or rule out conditions like a thyroid disorder or the onset of menopause.
The team at Healing Duo Integrative Family Medical Practice tailors your treatment to meet your needs. They may recommend starting a detox program to rule out foods that contribute to your fatigue. Other holistic treatment options include:
The providers also work with you on a plan to improve your diet and increase your daily exercise. By addressing these areas of your life, you can learn to eat better and get more physical activity to boost your energy levels naturally.
Your Healing Duo Integrative Family Medical Practice physician may also suggest adding natural herbs and other supplements to your diet to increase your energy and prevent the recurrence of fatigue.
Acupuncture can be beneficial in treating persistent fatigue. Acupuncture can bring balance to your body and improve your blood circulation. This alternative therapy is also effective at relieving muscle tension and stress that can contribute to fatigue.
You don’t have to limit your life because of persistent fatigue. Call Healing Duo Integrative Family Medical Practice to learn more about treatment options for fatigue or schedule an evaluation online today.