Archive for HRV

Nervous System Abnormalities Tied to Cognitive Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

These Australian researchers, overseen by Dr. Vollmer-Conna, begin their quest for  the source of  the cognitive difficulties in chronic fatigue syndrome  by turning things on their 'head' (pun intended)  a bit. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49518. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049518. Epub 2012 Nov Read more [...]

Cause of Upper Body Pain in Fibromyalgia (and ME/CFS?) Identified? Plus: ‘Trapezius Myalgia’ – Another Sister Disorder Identified?

Background I've suffered from upper body pain since I came down with ME/CFS/FM decades ago. I can draw a fairly distinct line from about the middle of my sternum upwards;  press a point anywhere above that line and there's a good chance it's going to cause pain. Shoulder, neck and head  pain Read more [...]

‘Rest and Digest’ System Broken in Both Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Post-Cancer Fatigue? Study Suggests Similarities in the Two Disorders..

Background Chronic fatigue syndrome is not cancer; it's rough, it can very debilitating but it's usually  not deadly. Cancer often is deadly and it's very scary but it turns out the reward many people get for surviving the big C  people  is coming down with something that very much looks like the Read more [...]

Study Illuminates the Cause of the Sleep Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Finally)

You wake up….luxuriate in that feeling of early morning bliss, yawn, stretch your arms and extend your toes and with a satisfied sigh fall back into the pillows ...hmmm...now that was a good nights sleep. Those were the days, huh? Now waking up is probably more along the lines of groaning Read more [...]