Archive for microbiome

Report From San Fran III: Taking the Initiative – the Chronic Fatigue Initiative Reports

Taking the Initiative From Simmaron to Mt. Sinai to Dr. Montoya's Stanford group we've been more and more blessed with privately funded initiatives on ME/CFS in recent years, but no one is doing it on the scale of the Chronic Fatigue Initiative. Just two years after they showed up on the scene, Read more [...]

Study Suggests Gut Bacteria May Be Able to Trigger Autoimmune Disorders

The mysterious microbial world within us is beginning to reveal its secrets, but many mysteries remain to be solved in the years to come. Dr. Diane Mathis The  gut continues to surprise. This study is on rheumatoid arthritis, but you might want to just replace RA with the term 'autoimmune disorder' Read more [...]

Fertile Flora: the Gut Microbiome and the Infection Connection in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

(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 [...]

Blood, Guts and Germs : The Gut Microbiome in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

(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 [...]