Only maximal (exercise to exhaustion) exercise tests reveal the problems with energy production in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Weakened muscles that move the lungs may, because of oxidative stress/mitochondrial problems, be stopping people with ME/CFS from getting oxygen to Read more [...]
Meet the Last Great Disease to Conquer!
The Canary in a Coal Mine film has gotten most of the attention lately but the other big ME/CFS Film project, the Blue Ribbon Documentary, has been moving steadily forward. Nine months, nine states, nine trips and 70-80 hours of film later they're Read more [...]
“Eighty percent of my patients make their sleep worse.” Dr. Lucinda Bateman
Do you have problems with your sleep? (Too much or too little?). Ever wonder how much your sleep/sleep debt is affecting your pain? Your concentration levels? Brain fog? Depression?
Sleep can play a Read more [...]
Taking the Initiative
From Simmaron to Mt. Sinai to Dr. Montoya's Stanford group we've been more and more blessed with privately funded initiatives on ME/CFS in recent years, but no one is doing it on the scale of the Chronic Fatigue Initiative. Just two years after they showed up on the scene, Read more [...]
Dr. Komaroff's summary of the IACFS/ME conference is always a highlight. Traditionally the last official presentation of the conference, Dr. Komaroff uses his decades of experience to put the findings of the conference into context.
This is is the first time, to my knowledge, Dr. Komaroff's Read more [...]
Numerous studies have found that altered activity in several parts of the brain correlates with pain and fatigue in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. rTMS, which uses a magnetic coil to alter brain activity levels, has been found to improve the symptoms of a wide variety of neurological Read more [...]
Got an health issue you'd like ten of the most experienced ME/CFS/FM doctors on the planet to take a jab at? Here's your chance.
Once a month we will ask the community for questions (make them tough ones!) regarding a personal health issue they would like answered.
I or the Read more [...]
"We ...feel this is a real game changer" Dr. Pridgen
With 90% of the data from their big Fibromyalgia antiviral study in, Dr. William "Skip" Pridgen reported in the Tuscaloosa News that the results were 'very positive'. Pridgen enthusiastically stated, "We feel we are on the right track and feel Read more [...]