Archive for Treatment

Fibromyalgia Bad: Fibromyalgia with Migraine – Really Bad

There's something about migraines and fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Migraines aren’t usually talked about as major comorbid disorders with these diseases but recent studies suggest, however, that migraine may be one of the most, if not the most, common comorbid disorder for Read more [...]

Pyroluria – Real Disorder or Figment? A Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Inquiry

You can't find it in WebMd. One website lists a good number of studies, few of which are found in PubMed. It's called pyroluria. It's a  "fringe disorder" that has gotten little or no traction in traditional medical circles.  Is it real? Some scoff. Other orthomolecular doctors, nutritionists Read more [...]

The Tests That Matter: A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Community Report

The goal of this Community Report is to compile of list of tests that matter. Not necessarily tests which have lead to a diagnosis but tests which have resulted in a treatment approach that has produced results - made you a bit (or a lot) healthier. If a test has revealed a diagnosis the doctor Read more [...]

Adrenal or Brain Exhaustion? Darden’s ME/CFS and FM Cortisol Story

Darden returns to explain how she ended up a fixing a common problem in ME/CFS and FM - low cortisol levels and feelings of agitation and "wiredness".  Please note Darden is a patient, not a doctor.  "Adrenal Exhaustion" Adrenal exhaustion or fatigue is a term used in alternative medicine to describe Read more [...]

The Future Fibromyalgia Drugs? Pharmaceutical Source Predicts Four Drug Approvals in Coming Years

Pharmaceutical Processing predicts the market for fibromyalgia drugs will grow to 1.9 billion dollars a year by the 2023. The basis for their predictions are the introduction of generics for currently approved FDA drugs for FM and the introduction of four "new" drugs; two of which are reformulations Read more [...]

Mendus! Patient Initiated Treatment Trials Open New Possibilities

The aim of Mendus is to bring research within reach of those who need it.” Joshua Grant Hey, when the powers that be aren't helping out, you innovate.  You find new ways to do things. You break new ground. You fill needs. Largely shut out of the medical mainstream the ME/CFS and FM communities Read more [...]

Breathe Deep: Dan Moricoli on Yoga and Recovering From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Take a deep breath... Yoga – yes, yoga.  My ideas about yoga have gone something like this. It came in with the Beatles about forty years ago.  It’s mostly about stretching, and it provides a good social outlet for some people. I have learned better. For those seriously engaged in it yoga Read more [...]

Could A Mitochondrial Enhancer Replace Cymbalta in Fibromyalgia?

How a Mitochondrial Booster Became an Antidepressant Acetyl0 L-carnitine (ALCAR) is best known as an energy supplement and mitochondrial booster the but folks in this  fibromyalgia clinical trial were looking for more than increased energy; they were looking for relief from pain and depression as Read more [...]