Dr. Teitelbaum has been studying and treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia since he came down with ME/CFS over thirty years ago. The author of the best selling ME/CFS treatment book, "From Fatigued to Fantastic', Dr. Teitelbaum talked for 48 minutes on his basic approach talk Read more [...]
It became evident that glial activation was not merely just correlated with pain, but that it was critically involved in inducing pathological pain.
Suddenly glial cells are turning up in spades in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. The Japanese neuroinflammation study found widespread Read more [...]
Dr. Chia is nothing if not impressive at conferences. The facts and ideas spill out like they were shot from a funnel and his studies have gotten top drawer, yet all the interest has lead to nothing; no one - not one lab, not one researcher has attempted to validate his results in the seven years Read more [...]
"In conclusion, these data support the addition of POTS to a growing number of cardiovascular entities with an autoimmune pathophysiology." Authors
The Rituximab findings, the female predominance, the increasing evidence of heritability, the inflammatory component, and the common infectious trigger Read more [...]
A 'Novel' Anti-inflammatory
"We discuss the concept of using low-dose naltrexone (LDN) as a novel anti-inflammatory treatment for chronic pain conditions that are suspected to be associated with inflammatory processes."
Low dose Naltrexone is one of the more intriguing treatment options to emerge Read more [...]
J Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Apr;20(3):146-50. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000089. Sympathetic nervous system dysfunction in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, and interstitial cystitis: a review of case-control studies.Martínez-Martínez LA1, Mora T, Vargas A, Fuentes-Iniestra Read more [...]
We rarely put mold in the 'pathogen' category, but mold is an organism - a fungus - that produces toxins that can evoke strong inflammatory responses in our bodies and even in our brain. Earlier this year we heard how extreme mold avoidance helped Joey Tuan. (I saw and shook hands with Joey at Read more [...]
The ten practitioners from Health Rising's ME/CFS and FM Experts Panel has agreed to answer one question a month from the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia community. We got about 50 questions and I winnowed them down to nine. (It wasn't easy)
Find out more about Health Rising's ME/CFS Read more [...]