Feeling extremely tired and generally unwell, worse after activity. CFS brings, sleep problems, muscle and joint pain, headaches, a sore throat, problems thinking, remembering or concentrating, flu-like symptoms. You may be feeling dizzy or sick experiencing fast or irregular heartbeats (heart palpitations)

What is this condition?

While there is no clear cause, evidence point towards abnormalities in endocrine function are consistent with the reduced production of corticotrophin-releasing hormones in the hypothalamus.

Contributing factors include:


Viral infections e.g. glandular fever

Stress and depression

Physical and mental exertion


How is it treated?

At Acuhealth, a typical approach to treating chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may be to:

Identify and address underlying factors in your lifestyle (e.g., stress, sedentary lifestyle, poor sleep, generally unhealthy lifestyle) or general health (e.g., depression) that may be contributing to your chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms (CFS) symptoms

“Balancing” of hormones using metabolic detoxification protocols or botanical (herbal) medicines

“Balancing” of immune system function using botanical (herbal) medicines

Management of mood symptoms using relaxation (meditation) training or botanical (herbal) medicines

How much time does it take?

Each session takes approximately one hour.

How much does it cost?


Is it covered by private health insurance?

All treatments are covered by the leading health insurance companies.