Chronic Fatigue and Stealth Pathogens

As we continue to observe the frequent use antibiotics and antiviral medications in our modern world, there has been an emergence of “stealth pathogens” that we are exposed to on a daily basis. These stealth pathogens are also sometimes called “resistant organisms” and cause infections that have essentially learned to hide from our immune systems, making them difficult to clear and get rid of. The result is an inability of our body to completely resolve these infections, which can lead to long-term, low-grade inflammation that can rob us of our health and create chronic fatigue.

When people come down with these infections, they experience symptoms typically associated with many other illnesses – things like fever, fatigue, muscle aches, malaise, and so on. But these infections differ in that they don’t clear completely and will instead linger, causing residual symptoms of illness that can last for months or even years.

The result is a prolonged period of “just not feeling well.” Low-grade fever and fatigue can eventually mark the beginning of a significant decline in health that starts simply, but quickly spirals into chronic disease. These infections caused by stealth pathogens are associated with chronic fatigue, autoimmune conditions, premature aging and a lack of optimal wellbeing.

Ruthie Harper M.D. offers innovative health programs to prevent and treat these stealth pathogens, help you regain your health, and rebalance your immune system.