In July, eleven ME/CFS groups and thirty-one advocates requested the CDC use the two-exercise protocol in phase two of their multi-site study. Their letter stated:
The two-day CPET regimen known as the Stevens Protocol provides gas exchange and other objective and measurable Read more [...]
"The present case highlights the marked improvement of FM symptoms in a patient who has been resistant to a wide variety of treatments for over seven years.“ Kararizou et. al. 2013
The Big Three (Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella) Ghetto in Fibromyalgia
Don’t get stuck in a rut when your doctor only Read more [...]
More Medical Maneuvers
Even after the not-so-successful chronic fatigue doctors, alternative doctors, and Lyme Literate doctors, and as other health issues arose, my Odyssey continued.
Dr. Beatrix Roemheld-Hamm, internist in a family practice associated with Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Read more [...]
Dr. Ian Lipkin surprised everyone on the CDC's Conference call yesterday when he presented many of the results from the two major pathogen studies involving the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Initiative and Dr. Montoya at Stanford.
These studies, easily the most rigorous of their type ever attempted Read more [...]
Read Part 1 of this article covering a epidemic of misdiagnosis, comorbidity and mortality.
FACT 5 - Autoimmune Disorders Occur Ten Times More Commonly in People with Celiac Disease (CD) Than in the Normal Population.
“Autoimmune diseases are the third leading cause of morbidity and Read more [...]
A three year old is so excited about his first soccer lesson that he sleeps in his new uniform the night before, but when he gets on the field he is slow, seems lost and walks off the field after 15 minutes saying he's too tired. At his next and last soccer practice he bursts into tears the minute Read more [...]
(Ken's gut series explaining how he recovered from ME/CFS continues with a focus on food and the gut. A reminder - Ken is a layman, not a doctor; check with your doctor before altering your diet or your treatment regime.)
This is the first in a series of posts of ways to address the stable Read more [...]
"It's exciting to partner with you to explore one of the most baffling medical mysteries of the 21st century, chronic fatigue syndrome"
The Stanford Chronic Infectious Illness Initiative led by Dr. Jose Montoya began in 2010. If they've been quiet lately, it’s not because they haven’t been Read more [...]