Featuring a doctor and three patients and lasting all of eleven minutes long, this Canadian film just out might be ideal to help your family and friends understand Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a bit better.
People who could be your neighbor anywhere describe the human experience of having chronic Read more [...]
Health Rising is very glad to announce the Fibromyalgia Treatment Group is our third corporate sponsor.
Like so many ME/CFS and FM efforts, the Fibromyalgia Treatment Group's work was triggered by a personal experience with FM: Cindy Sparling, the President of the FTG, came down with Fibromyalgia Read more [...]
“Creating a scientific culture that compels consideration of sex in shaping the immune response is essential to a comprehensive understanding of health and disease.”
The female predominance in autoimmune disorders (greater than 85% female in Sjogrens, lupus, Addison's disease, and scleroderma, Read more [...]
Francesca Owens has really been through it. A fitness buff, she entered a fitness competition at age thirty-nine and won with 11.4% body fat and a fitness age of eighteen, but after becoming pregnant with her second child in 2001 something changed.
By the summer of 2004 she was getting lost in Read more [...]
Recently we saw that some people appear to be sitting ducks for chronic pain. Their brains have apparently reached a state, unbeknownst to them, where all that's needed for a chronic pain state to emerge is a triggering event such as an injury. That triggering even starts a process which changes Read more [...]
"Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.....has made me a better mother when it comes to nurturing and loving and ...supporting" ME/CFS mother
Pregnancy. Talk about a major decision. It takes boldness to have a child when you have a chronic illness life ME/CFS and doing so raises major questions.
In this panel Read more [...]
“Sometimes I think I'm so overwhelmed that the little, simple things that other people do or say really set me off emotionally, which we know only makes the pain worse.“ Person with Fibromyalgia
One of the most puzzling aspects of my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyaglia has been my body's Read more [...]
Fibromyalgia and CFS/ME are complicated illnesses. There are many things that you can do, with the right tool, though, to understand what is helping/hindering your pain, sleep, other symptoms and more. Showing doctors how your treatments are working and how your symptoms are fluctuating often Read more [...]