Archive for Supplements

17 Years: A Naturopathic Fibromyalgia Story – Part II

Edith is back with Part II of naturopathic treatments that have helped her with fibromyalgia. See 17 Years: A Fibromyalgia Naturopathic Story – Part I The Miracle of Amino Acid Therapy "Amino acid therapy has been the most beneficial treatment I've received in the past 20 years living with FM" Amino Read more [...]

17 Years: A Fibromyalgia Naturopathic Story – Part I

17 Years Under the Care of a Naturopath Doctor for Fibromyalgia My purpose in sharing my experiences with a Naturopath doctor is to inform and empower all sufferers of FM & ME/CFS in not ever giving up hope.  As we wait for the cure, my experience is that I've found many treatments available Read more [...]

Creating a Supplement Program for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS That Works: the Fundamentals

Creating a Supplement Program for ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia That Works  - Pt.  II In the first part of a three-part series on  supplements and Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue  Syndrome we looked at Five Supplement Mistakes You Don't Want to Make With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. In Read more [...]

The Pain Sensitivity Vitamin

Pain Med. 2014 Apr 14. doi: 10.1111/pme.12454. [Epub ahead of print] Vitamin D and Central Hypersensitivity in Patients with Chronic Pain. von Känel R1, Müller-Hartmannsgruber V, Kokinogenis G, Egloff N. A recent study examining Vit D3 levels in 174 people with chronic pain found Read more [...]

Study Finds Vitamin D3 Helps With Pain in Fibromyalgia: Should You Try Vitamin D?

Vitamin D3 has become a big deal in the past couple of years, but the findings in fibromyalgia have not been particularly promising.  Several fibromyalgia studies have not found evidence of low Vitamin D3 (calcifediol) levels in fibromyalgia. Noting,though, that other studies suggest low Vit Read more [...]

Dr. Lapp’s Recommended Supplements for Fibromyaglia and ME/CFS By Bruce Campbell

(Thanks to Bruce Campbell of CFIDS  and Fibromyalgia Self-Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for allowing Health Rising to reprint his article. (Some images and captions added). With so many choices available, a guide to basic supplements for ME/CFS and FM from one of our most experienced Read more [...]

The High-Dose B-1 (Thiamine) Survey for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

B-1 and Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Two weeks we reported that  high-dose B-1 supplementationmight provide a cheap and easy way to improve energy and reduce pain in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).  We based that conclusion on mostly anecdotal  reports and some Read more [...]