The ME/CFS Association in the Netherlands brings its De Meirleir video series to an end with its 20th video on Testing in ME/CFS. After Dr. De Meirleir their ME/CFS Experts video series is moving on to Dr. Visser, a cardiologist (see below). Congratulations on a well-done series!
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An Unexpected Death - Of the Worst Kind
Since I last wrote about my experiences with Dr. Chia, I have been walking through a valley. Walking…not collapsed –amazingly, given what’s happened.
When I headed to Dr. Chia’s office the first week of August, I was in the midst of helping my parents Read more [...]
For Part 1 of this series of articles covering facts 1-4 read: Celiac Disease,Gluten Sensitivity and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Pt 1 Misdiagnosis and Mortality
For Part 2 of this articles covering facts 4-8 read: Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity and Chornic Fatigue Syndrome Pt 2: Autoimmunity, Read more [...]
A Blockbuster Drug
Lyrica truly merits the description ‘blockbuster drug’. FDA approved for seizures, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia (2007), and generalized anxiety disorder (Europe), Lyrica (pregabalin) sales hit their peak in the last quarter in the US, bringing in over $550 million for Pfizer.
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Carbohydrates, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
Originally developed to help diabetics control their blood sugar, the low glycemic index diet focuses on foods that keep blood sugar levels consistently low. It's similar to other diet plans that eliminate the high carbohydrate, highly processed Read more [...]
"The present case highlights the marked improvement of FM symptoms in a patient who has been resistant to a wide variety of treatments for over seven years.“ Kararizou et. al. 2013
The Big Three (Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella) Ghetto in Fibromyalgia
Don’t get stuck in a rut when your doctor only Read more [...]
Read Part 1 of this article covering a epidemic of misdiagnosis, comorbidity and mortality.
FACT 5 - Autoimmune Disorders Occur Ten Times More Commonly in People with Celiac Disease (CD) Than in the Normal Population.
“Autoimmune diseases are the third leading cause of morbidity and Read more [...]
A three year old is so excited about his first soccer lesson that he sleeps in his new uniform the night before, but when he gets on the field he is slow, seems lost and walks off the field after 15 minutes saying he's too tired. At his next and last soccer practice he bursts into tears the minute Read more [...]