People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome have weakened muscles and, let's face it, weakened brains as well. They can't exercise worth a darn and their ability to focus, to process information quickly and to retain it, is shall we say, blunted. One would think those two problems are not related, Read more [...]
“We are on the brink of an explosion of scientific progress.”
In the last blog we focused on Dr. Lucinda Bateman's belief that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is finally beginning to reveal its secrets. She feels like the big picture--i.e., the cause of this disease--is finally emerging in a Read more [...]
Puzzle Pieces Coming Together
“There have been some things that have really helped me … to move my thinking forward....The picture is coming together." Dr.. Bateman from a talk at OFFER
Take the pieces of a big puzzle – piece a few together, scatter some of the rest on the floor, and then Read more [...]
Intermittent fasting has been crucial in my long-lasting CFS recovery. - Dr. Courtney Craig
The pleasure of eating good tasting food is undeniable, but food can have a dark side for people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia (FM).
Digesting food, for one thing, takes work Read more [...]
Stanford did it right. They produced video's of the March 2014 Stanford Symposium on ME/CFS and now they're giving us access to them - for free. Some of the most exciting findings in years came out in the Symposium.
Dr. Unger's excellent introduction to epidemiology in Read more [...]
Dr. Peter Rowe has been treating and studying young people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for over twenty years. Dr. Rowe was one of the first to validate the problem of orthostatic intolerance in ME/CFS.
His recent publication on impaired 'neurodynamics' in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Read more [...]
A Different Kind of Neurological Disorder
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is sometimes described as a neurological disorder - as if that term described something discrete. When people first spoke of ME/CFS as a neurological disorder they probably meant a central nervous system condition - problems Read more [...]
We rarely get country-wide surveys and it's definitely worthwhile taking a look at one when they occur. Norway, of course, is an interesting place these days with strong advocacy efforts getting significant media attention and pushing the Norwegian government to fund the Fluge/Mella Rituximab trials. Read more [...]