Archive for depression

How to Prove to Your Doctor You’ve Got Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) And Are Not Just Depressed

Wrong diagnoses hurt. They lead doctors to prescribe treatments that don't work and may even be harmful (exercise!) and they keep doctors from prescribing treatments that do work.  They waste patients’ money and, given the fact that the earlier a person is diagnosed with ME/CFS the better chance Read more [...]

Scared Stiff? Exploring Anxiety, Autoimmunity and Infection in Stiff Person Syndrome – A Possible Model For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  (Marco digs into a controversial subject in this second of two blogs on Stiff Person Syndrome and ME/CFS - "Is the depression/anxiety present in Stiff Person Syndrome and, possibly by reflection, chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), a consequence of having a difficult disease or is it an inherent Read more [...]