I suspect many you are like me: there is something dramatically wrong with your body and it has been that way for quite a while. You surf the ups and downs of your symptoms and occasionally wonder, "What does this symptomatic change mean?"
If you are like me, you have learned that most medical Read more [...]
Pain Is Not All the Same
Brain imaging studies like functional magnetic resonance imagery (FMRI) have provided tantalizing insights into the operation of the human brain. In this blog I’m going to review and highlight research and novel approaches by one of the leading researchers in the rapidly Read more [...]
The Polyvagal Theory
The autonomic nervous system is traditionally described as consisting of two antagonistic and balanced branches, the sympathetic and the parasympathetic system. The sympathetic system or the "fight or flight" arousal system kicks into gear when we perceive threats. When that Read more [...]
Dr. Susan Vernon and Dr. Lucinda Bateman spoke in Denver on Saturday, June 28. Dr. Bateman gave a presentation on research out of the University of Utah she co-authored in her talk, "Treatment Options for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia patients
I took two main points from her presentation. Read more [...]
(Please welcome Tim Vaughan to Health Rising's team of bloggers as he digs deeper into issues raised in earlier blogs and outlines an intriguing theory about the nature of pain in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and other disorders.)
Touch the tip of your forefinger to the tip of Read more [...]
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