(Ken Lassesen has recovered three times from chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). In his gut series on ME/CFS/FM he provides his personal prescription for better health through gut flora manipulation. Please note that Ken is a patient, not a doctor; these blogs are for informational purposes only. Read more [...]
(Dave Berg's theory that ME/CFS patients were in a state of hypercoagulation or thickened blood which reduced oxygen and nutrient flow to their tissues appeared around 2000. The theory, like so many other theories, (eg. Chia's enterovirus findings), received little attention from the research community. Read more [...]
Tomorrow in a webinar the CFIDS Association of America will provide the results of Shukla's study looking at the effects of exercise on gut flora and gut permeability in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).
We know the gut is affected in ME/CFS; we just don't know how much and what role it Read more [...]
Two medical practitioners/researchers, Dr. Bested and Alan Logan, with a long history of involvement in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), have written a series of three review papers suggesting gut flora and gut issues impact the fatigue, pain and mood issues present in ME/CFS and fibromyalgia. Read more [...]
Dysbiosis - The condition that results when the natural flora of the gut are thrown out of balance
The gut has not received alot of research in either fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome but it's becoming more and more clear that the gut is a player and the only question is how big of a role Read more [...]