Chimerix, the manufacturer of the herpesvirus drug, brincidofovir (formerly known as CMX001), recently went public and the guess is that they're very confident about getting FDA approval. On your alternative treatments page you note brincidofovir appears to be 100x's more powerful that Read more [...]
Doesn't trying to get better seem like it's all too much at times? There are meds and supplements, activity levels, sleep, self-care, food, maybe meditation/mindfulness activities, naps, exercise to consider. Then you have your natural fluctuations to account for.
Sometimes it seems Read more [...]
As a former Tae Kwan Doe national champion, Dr. Terry Wahls knew what it was like to be supremely fit. In 2000, though, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease without a cure, and her future looked bleak. Going to the best MS center in the country and taking the latest drugs provided Read more [...]
Fibromyalgia, not chronic fatigue syndrome, is going be the recipient of the first large, multi-center antiviral treatment trial. In an entirely new approach to FM, Dr. Skip Pridgen is using a novel two-drug approach, to smother the herpesviruses he believes are causing the disorder (and ME/CFS Read more [...]
Changing the Gut Flora II
(Recovered ME/CFS patient Ken Lassesen relates his understanding of probiotics and gut bacteria. He is not a doctor. Please consult with your doctor before making any changes in your diet or supplement regimen.)
Changing your gut flora is actually not easy. Think of Read more [...]
In the fifth web seminar produced by the ME/CFS Association in the Netherlands is by Dr. Visser, a Dutch cardiologist. He takes on Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS).
POTS refers to an overly rapid increase in the heart rate that occurs upon standing. POTS, which was first described Read more [...]
Intro: As I'm writing this it's already Sept and I'm on another road trip to see Dr. Peterson. Four months have gone by since the visit you are to read about below. In the interim it’s been a whirlwind – no, a tornado! - of medical activity since my last visit in May…
My treatment regimen Read more [...]
Multi-tasking, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
You might call multitasking the cognitive bane of the chronic fatigue syndrome patient’s world. With their reduced information processing slowing them down, and their lowered working memories not allowing them to retain as much, the last cognitive Read more [...]