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 [...]
Not sleeping well? Experiencing a lot of daytime sleepiness? Not thinking clearly? These symptoms are all common to chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) but they don't always entirely derive from it... not even in people with ME/CFS/FM.
If the experience of one person with Read more [...]
It's not often that ME/CFS luminaries such as Dr. Peterson, Dr. Klimas and Dr. Enlander sit down in public to talk about their approaches to ME/CFS treatment but that's exactly what happened at the Simmaron Round-table held at the FDA Workshop earlier this year.
Check out why Dr. Peterson Read more [...]
"It really provides a whole new tool to our toolkit." Philip Gehrman, Ph.D., CBSM
Sleep or the lack of it is a serious issue in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Not just your energy level but your ability to think clearly, your sensitivity to pain and your emotional well-being can be affected Read more [...]
B-1 and Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Two weeks we reported that high-dose B-1 supplementationmight provide a cheap and easy way to improve energy and reduce pain in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). We based that conclusion on mostly anecdotal reports and some Read more [...]
The Future of Pain Relief in Fibromyalgia (and ME/CFS)?
Mol Pain. 2013 Jul 2;9(1):33. [Shaped magnetic field pulses by multi-coil repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) differentially modulate anterior cingulate cortex responses and pain in volunteers and fibromyalgiapatients. Tzabazis Read more [...]
Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 modulates host inflammatory processes beyond the gut. Groger, D., Mahony, L, Murphy, E. et. al. Gut Microbes 4, 4, 1-15
Gut bacteria are a hot topic in medical circles right now, but few studies have assessed their impact on chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). This Read more [...]
Fibromyalgia syndrome - Novel therapeutic agents. J. Ablin and D. Buskila. Maturitas 2013
"The long term follow-up of FMS patients indicates…..that the degree of improvement achieved by many medications...is modest at best" Ablin and Buskia
Affecting 2-3% of the population of the US or about Read more [...]