The long road to recovery

By world standards, Australians we are well-educated community and health-savy bunch. Ask them what it takes to live healthy and they will readily mention the importance of a balanced diet, regular exercise and having downtime to de-stress from our “always on” lifestyle. What if we did everything we are meant to do but still feel extremely fatigued and tired? It is often at these cross-roads that patients need the guidance of an open-minded health practitioner to search the clues for answers. Looking at routine blood tests, reviewing patient scans and performing a physical examination are simply a starting point for diagnosis. Ask questions, lots of questions and search for the “WHY?”