(This blog is taken from three sources. A radio interview with Jarred Younger, information on the University of Alabama at Birmingham website and an interview I did with him. Thanks to Jarred for his time.)
Unlike others, Younger was never phased by the lack of attention given fibromyalgia and chronic Read more [...]
“Sometimes I think I'm so overwhelmed that the little, simple things that other people do or say really set me off emotionally, which we know only makes the pain worse.“ Person with Fibromyalgia
One of the most puzzling aspects of my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyaglia has been my body's Read more [...]
Proteomics, the study of the proteome, is important because proteins represent the actual functional molecules in the cell. When mutations occur in the DNA, it is the proteins that are ultimately affected. Drugs, when they have beneficial effects, do so by interacting with proteins….. Proteomics
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I think that this is such big news because it gives proof that this disease is not in peoples heads. I really hope that we can get the word out to patients and even more importantly… the primary care docs and rheumatologists. These studies are “game changers” because they make an incredibly elusive Read more [...]
NEUROINFLAMMATORY MODEL OF ME/CFS Part IV – SYMPTOMS, HETEROGENEITY AND ONSET -PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER?
B - CAN THE NEUROINFLAMMATORY STATE EXPLAIN THE CARDINAL SYMPTOMS OF ME/CFS? - SYMPTOMS - FROM MOOD DISORDERS TO TINNITUS
Firstly, it must be acknowledged that this line of inquiry started Read more [...]
I remember thinking Rich Von Konynenburg had gone off his rocker when he proposed, years ago, that autism and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) were somehow related. Looking at autism's severe cognitive, communication and emotional issues, the male gender bias, the vastly younger age of the Read more [...]
This study looked at broken up bits of old retroviruses called Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERV's) that have been collected over time in our DNA and probably used successfully. (Did you know you were part retrovirus?). Most of these old retroviruses are too broken and mangled to do anything Read more [...]
What could a bunch of overweight, cigarette smoking, high blood pressured or diabetic Spanish people tell about a diet for chronic fatigue syndrome? Perhaps a lot.
No one diet will be right for everyone with ME/CFS but a very large recent Spanish dietary study that was called a 'watershed Read more [...]