ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Vitamin D supplements, sleep could help manage pain

Bacopa: The Herb That May Increase Your Brain Power

Eat More Yogurt and Avoid Osteoporosis

Lilac Oil: More Than Just for Fragrance

Coffee, herbal tea may help prevent liver fibrosis

Crafty Uses for Carrot Seed Oil

Higher omega 3 levels linked to improved brain blood flow

Curcumin, resveratrol, ursolic acid show promise against prostate cancer

Olive oil compound could help protect against brain cancer

Probiotic use linked to improved symptoms of depression

 
Print Page
Email Article

Nefazodone for Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  [ 321 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Source: St George Hospital and Community Service, • www.ProHealth.com • June 1, 1999


OBJECTIVE: Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) present with a variety of musculoskeletal, neurocognitive, sleep disturbance and mood symptoms. An open evaluation of the clinical utility of the novel antidepressant compound, nefazodone [Serzone], was completed. Of 10 patients, eight (80%) reported at least some improvement in the key symptom of fatigue, with four (40%) reporting moderate or marked symptom relief. Additionally, sleep disturbance and mood were both moderately or markedly improved in seven (70%) and eight (80%) of the patients, respectively. Five of the patients (50%) achieved at least a moderate improvement in overall functional outcome and were able to return to work or their previous level of role function.

CONCLUSION: Nefazodone appears to be worthy of further systematic investigation in patients with CFS. Given its effects on sleep, mood and anxiety symptoms, it may have particular advantages in patients with this disorder.

Source:  St George Hospital and Community Service, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia. i.hickie@unsw.edu.au. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 1999 Apr;33(2):278-80. This research study also published by Health Resource in Healthwatch, Summer, 1999.



Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Optimized Curcumin Longvida®

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

Natural Remedies

Safely Burn Away Body Fat Safely Burn Away Body Fat
Sleep Like a Baby in Nature's Cradle Sleep Like a Baby in Nature's Cradle
Thyroid Health and Fibromyalgia Thyroid Health and Fibromyalgia
Energy Breakthrough - One Fibromyalgia Patient’s Fortuitous Discovery Energy Breakthrough - One Fibromyalgia Patient’s Fortuitous Discovery
Rejuvenating the Brain - How PQQ Helps Power Up Mental Processing Rejuvenating the Brain - How PQQ Helps Power Up Mental Processing

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map