(A former athletic trainer, Corinne came down severe ME/CFS about two decades ago, after being repeatedly exposed to Giardia at work. She began seeing Dr. Peterson in 2009. She went from mostly bed bound and using a wheelchair to being able to get out and about and travel to a family get together for Read more [...]
Mady Hornig came for tea at the Simmaron Research Foundation. While she was there she talked about how the "Peterson subsets" changed her approach to ME/CFS, immune exhaustion and the first findings from her and Ian Lipkin's gut study. Check it out on Simmaron's website
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Talking about taking research into your own hands. Mark Vink is a physician in the Netherlands who suddenly fell ill with chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). He wasn't just your typical physician; he also happened to have a brown belt in judo, was the former captain of a Dutch national field hockey Read more [...]
Everyone comes to a disease with their own preconceptions. That fact never seemed more true than in this Canadian fibromyalgia brain study. The researchers asked a good question and got a good answer and then made an interesting interpretation.
Although the interpretation may leave something Read more [...]
The ME/CFS and FM recovery stories that have been popping up more and more lately are triggering hope - and questions.
In this blog Dan Neuffer asks some fundamental questions regarding "recovery". What constitutes a true recovery? Do people with with ME/CFS/FM really recover, and when they Read more [...]
The National Institute of Health (NIH) is easily the biggest funder of medical research in the world. Many research groups depend on the NIH for the majority of their funding.
Health Rising's recent review of NIH funded studies on chronic fatigue syndrome revealed a small (14 studies underway) Read more [...]
First it was Epstein-Barr virus, then it was Candida, then it was Lyme disease, heavy metals, hormonal problems, gluten, etc. The alternative health medical field, has come up with answer after answer to ME/CFS for decades. Meanwhile the problem persists.
Wayne Anderson ND has been taking shots at ME/CFS Read more [...]
The Post Infectious Syndromes Pt I
They came down with infection and never got over it. They're experiencing fatigue, dizziness, abdominal pain, muscle and joint aches, headaches, sleep problems, weight loss and vision problems. They're not ME/CFS or fibromyalgia patients - they're Ebolavirus survivors Read more [...]
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