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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
 The worries and strains of daily life can be overwhelming and even exhausting. Surprisingly, positive events like an engagement or marriage, moving into a bigger and better home or workplace, going on a trip can also tire us. Understandably, emotional shock from bad news, a failed relationship or the death of a loved one can make us feeled drained. However, if you are TATT… or ‘Tired All The Time’ then read on…
 Fatigue, meaning tiredness or the feeling of not having enough energy, is a symptom that may result from a great variety of causes, and it is probably among the most common symptoms described to physicians and other practitioners. It may range from mild loss of usual energy, to greater weariness at certain times of the day, to complete exhaustion and near inability to move.
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), or chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), is much less common and a more concerning and harder-to-correct problem. Practitioners an…
Manganese ...from the Greek word for MAGIC

The mineral manganese is a catalyst for enzyme action and synthesis of fatty acids and cholesterol. It is necessary for the digestion of protein, for glucose regulation and thyroid activity. It is also needed for normal bone formation and development.
Manganese has also been found to increase the activity of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase

Possible signs of deficiency: 
•Joint pains
•Bursitis, tendonitis
•Being prone to injuries
•Weak knees
•Creaking  or clicking of joints
•Weak muscles

Cause of deficiency:
Dietary deficiencies or genetic inheritance is the cause of manganese deficiency.


Effects of deficiency:
Achy joints are perhaps the most recognised effect of the lack of manganese. Low levels of manganese in the system cause weak ligaments and over the years the body compensates by adding extra calcium to the joints to firm them up and keep them together, causing stiff joints. Deficiency of manganese may also lead to osteoporosis, diabetes…