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    Gut Check: A Key to Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

    At Mitchell Medical Group we specialize in diagnosing and treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The common thread in these patients according to two new major studies involves the gut and the immune system. For many years, patients with chronic fatigue syndrome were thought to have a mysterious infectious disease – or at worst were suffering with […]

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    Thank You Jane Brody for Giving Recognition to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    [blog updated April 2019] Jane Brody, the well-known New York Times science writer, has done more to advance public health information than anyone in the past twenty-five years. I should know, I’ve been reading her column religiously since I started medical residency over 25 years ago. She is fair and careful to present the facts […]

  • The Relationship between Adrenal Fatigue and Stress = a Double-Whammy!

    We all get stressed! No disagreement there. The concern is when chronic stress causes a medical problem, and if it does where is the problem. Well, if we believe medical physiology (the study of our body functions) then the key location is the adrenal gland. The adrenal gland secretes several different hormones that are so critically […]

  • Doctors (& Nurses) Get Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Too! Part One

    Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are two devastating medical conditions that can totally disrupt a person’s life. Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread physical pain and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’s hallmark is debilitating fatigue. At Mitchell Medical Group, we have treated hundreds of patients with both of these diseases and had significant success in helping them get their […]

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    Treatment Options for Fibromyalgia

    [updated May 2019] Over the past few decades, the incidence of fibromyalgia has exposed and is now present in approximately 12 to 24 million Americans. If you are suffering from achiness, cognitive impairments, muscle spasms, digestive issues, migraines, fatigue, or tenderness, you may be experiencing fibromyalgia pain. And if you suffer from fibromyalgia, then you […]

  • Staying Healthy During Allergy Season

    Allergies can affect your health in a variety of ways. Doctors sometimes include allergy testing as a part of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue treatment, and asthma sufferers often experience worsened symptoms during allergy season. If you’re suffering from asthma, allergies, fibromyalgia pain, or chronic fatigue near New York, NY, there are some steps you can […]

  • An Overview of Serious Allergies

    A physician who offers chronic fatigue treatment near New York, NY, is also well-equipped to help relieve your allergy symptoms. As you will learn in this video, serious allergies can adversely affect your daily life. Along with conditions like candida and fibromyalgia, a doctor who practices homeopathic medicine also treats allergies. Treatment for candida and allergies […]

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    A Look at Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    [updated August 2019] Are you frequently tired or dealing with insomnia or low energy? You may be suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome. This condition mostly affects women in their 40s and 50s, and chronic fatigue treatment typically relies on extensive blood work to identify the problem’s source. And, unfortunately, most doctors are not equipped to accurately diagnose chronic […]

  • The 5 Key Supplements that Fight Fatigue

    At Mitchell Medical Group, our practice’s focus is on being “fatigue fighters.” We see many patients of various ages from teenagers to older adults whose lives have been railroaded off course due to chronic fatigue symptoms. Our job of course as physicians is to do a serious medical workup to make sure there is no other […]

  • Mitchell Medical Group’s Treatment of Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and Candida: “The Real Deal” to Getting Better

    Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, and Candida are some of the most difficult conditions to treat. Ask any physician – most don’t even want to see a patient that thinks they have any of these medical problems because they don’t believe they are real. Well, at Mitchell Medical Group not only do we believe these debilitating medical diseases are real, […]

  • A Program, Not a Pill: Treating Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Part 1

    At Mitchell Medical Group, we have been treating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue patients for over 2 decades. We have seen active, vibrant people become house-bound by the debilitating symptoms of both of these conditions. OUR APPROACH We have a different approach than many of our medical colleagues that either see this as a purely psychiatric condition or those […]

  • A Program, Not a Pill: Diet Advice for Fibromyalgia & CFS: Part 2

    This is the 2nd part of the series on helping patients that suffer from Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Last time I discussed the metabolic disturbances in the body that occur if you suffer from either of these conditions. The essential role of getting the balance back in the body is to supplement the patient with the […]

  • Dr. Mitchell reports on the 2016 Integrative Healthcare Symposium (IHS): Balancing Your Bugs to Keep You Slim and Sharp

                I just gathered up my notes from the 3 days of lectures at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium at the Hilton hotel in New York, and I’m so excited to share what I learned: mainly, there are good bugs in our gut, in our lungs and on our skin that are […]

  • America’s Fastest Marathoner came down with Chronic Fatigue- How Can that Happen?

    The New York Times reported today that Olympic hopeful marathon runner, Ryan Hall, was retiring from competitive racing after he disclosed he had been suffering from Chronic Fatigue. This was a personal blow to this incredible athlete and also a blow to the United States Olympic team’s hope for a medal at the upcoming Olympics. How […]

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    Your Sweet Tooth Can Lead To More Than A Toothache – Thyroid Disease

    A recent issue of Internal Medicine News (June 15th, 2015) highlighted how researchers are discouraging their patients withHashimoto’s thyroiditis from using artificial sweeteners. WHAT IS HASHIMOTO’S THYROIDITIS? Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is typically a condition where the thyroid is underactive and essentially “sluggish.” This means it is not producing enough thyroid hormones for the body’s cells. When this happens it […]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Disease Doctors Must Recognize

    A Disease Doctors Refuse to See, an article by Julie Rehmeyer in The New York Times, describes how patients with Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) feel they are treated as second class patients because their diagnosis has no specific test or treatment. Therefore, this disease is not recognized by the medical community. In fact, the article […]

  • Why are College Students Susceptible to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

    CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME SYMPTOMS Chronic fatigue syndrome has bewildered medical experts for over 20 years. It was originally linked to Epstein-Barr infections (which cause Acute Mononucleosis) and has since been maligned and repudiated as the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Out of all adults, it is college students (who were previously healthy) that are most […]