Homeopathic Resources: Case Studies: Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or ME, Mrs. T, Age 42,
Lethargy for 15yrs. “Sleeping a lot. Told it was depression, but no effect from Prozac. Diagnosed as M.E. 6 months ago. “I feel stupefied, as if something comes over me. I want to cry.” Tension headaches. Painful joints at base of thumbs. Blurred vision. Irritable bowel syndrome, with diarrhoea and vomiting from spicy food and fruit.
Homeopathic history: Very pernickety. Very chilly. Anxiety about her family. Taking St John's Wort.
6 weeks later: no waves of confusion since she took the tablets. Headaches have gone. Only occasionall blurring of vision. Less chilly. More energy. Pain in joints better. Has reduced painkillers.
1 month later: feeling good. Stopped St John's Wort. Swimming again.
5 years later: healthy, no problems.