Archive for pain

When Touch Hurts and Blood Matters: Getting at the Pain in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Sydnrome (ME/CFS)

(Please welcome Tim Vaughan to Health Rising's team of bloggers as he digs deeper into issues raised in earlier blogs and outlines an intriguing theory about the nature of pain in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and other disorders.) Touch the tip of your forefinger to the tip of Read more [...]

The Pain of it All: Science For Patients Video Series #5 – De Meirleir on Pain in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Highlights From the Talk In this fifth video of ME/CFS Associations 'Expert Science' series, Dr .De Meirleir looked at why he believes pain is so common in ME/CFS and what can be done about it. He noted that fatigue usually comes before pain in this disorder and as with sleepĀ  cites the cytokines Read more [...]