As one of the leading doctors in the treatment of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum says these conditions are on the rise in America. Dr. Oz talks with Dr. Teitelbaum about the reason for the increase of these painful conditions and what people can do to prevent and treat symptoms.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome characterized by exhaustion, body pain and a "brain fog." Dr. Teitelbaum says in recent years the number of diagnosed cases of fibromyalgia has skyrocketed in the United States, affecting 8 percent of the population—most of whom are women.
The SHIN treatment , which Dr. Teitelbaum uses as a checklist for those diagnosed with fibromyaglia, has proven to help those with the disease, he says. For anyone suffering from a loss of energy, Dr. Teitelbaum recommends these three things: