Archive for mitochondria

Stimulating Energy: Enhancing the Mitochondria in the Synergy Clinical Trial for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many people with Fibromyalgia and/or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome combine prescription drugs with supplements, but this is one of the rare studies that combines both to maximize the benefits of each. The genesis of this trial, however, stretches back to the HIV/AIDS days when Dr. John Kaiser in the San Read more [...]

Report From San Fran IV: Moving Forward – Exercise Findings Pointing To The Mitochondria

Central Findings Only maximal  (exercise to exhaustion) exercise tests reveal the problems with energy production  in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Weakened muscles that move the lungs may, because of oxidative stress/mitochondrial problems, be stopping people with ME/CFS from getting oxygen to Read more [...]

The 2nd International Symposium for CFS/ME Overview by Rosamund Vallings Plus Commentary

(The text is by Dr. Rosamund Vallings of New Zealand.  I added the commentary  (in brackets) and headings.)  December 2013, Gold Coast, Australia. I felt privileged to be invited to attend this symposium, which was combined with the opening of the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Read more [...]

Your Brain on Fire: Big NIH Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study To Look For Biomarker Based on Brain Glutathione Levels

Two million dollars for chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) research...You don't hear those words very often. The NIH just gave Dr. Shungu and associates a big two million dollar grant to peer into chronic fatigue syndrome patients brains. This is the kind of study that makes you love the NIH; it's Read more [...]

Not Fatigue After All? New Model Suggests Other Symptoms Better Explain Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

  Researchers used a broad brush when they focused on the most easily understood aspect of the disorder - fatigue.  Now, in  this bold and provocative blog, the first part of a four-part series called "A Neuroinflammatory Model of ME/CFS", guest blogger Marco proposes that other symptoms, none Read more [...]