Blog - ME/CFS, FM, ES and LC

New US Clinical Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) me/cfs help Sep 15, 2019

New clinical guidelines released in August 2019 are written by a group of prominent clinicians including Dr. Alison Bested who is now an honorary American working in Fort Lauderdale. The document...

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment me/cfs research Sep 08, 2019

Komaroff Paper: State of Knowledge of ME/CFS in JAMA

ME/CFS State of the Knowledge 

The Journal of the American Medical Association is a major medical journal. A recently published paper by...

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Living with MECFS: Whitney Dafoe Poem advocacy Sep 01, 2019

This poem by a severely ill PWC (person with ME/CFS) was transmitted to his mother Jane Dafoe through gestures. Whitney has not been able to talk for several years. Whitney is the son of researcher...

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There is now an OMF Canada! advocacy me/cfs Sep 01, 2019

There is now an OMF Canada!  https://www.omfcanada.ngo/

The Open Medicine Foundation is a non-profit group in the US founded in 2012. Under the leadership of Linda Tannenbaum, the OMF has...

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Effects of 5G Wireless Communication on Human Health electromagnetic frequency (emf) Aug 01, 2019

Most of the media stories on 5G technology have been about which company will provide the infrastructure and whether they will be trustworthy or not. Lost in this debate has been the potential...

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Accelerating Research on ME/CFS me/cfs research Apr 04, 2019

 National Institutes of Health
April 4 & 5 2019

Summary of select presentations
by Dr. Eleanor Stein

This 2-day NIH symposium on ME/CFS research is one of the most exciting I have listened...

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An Update on the Autonomic Nervous System autonomic nervous system (ans) Feb 01, 2019

Summary of the Polyvagal Theory by Stephen Porges and it's relevance to ME/CFS, FM and ES

What is the Autonomic Nervous System and how does it work?

The autonomic nervous system (ANS), which...

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Montreal 2018 ME/CFS Canadian Collaborative Team Conference me/cfs research Mar 01, 2018

First-ever National Conference on ME/CFS

I have just returned from Montreal where I attended the first-ever National Conference on ME/CFS. I always leave ME/CFS meetings feeling less alone. I met...

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The Effects on Health and Death of Dietary Fat and Carbohydrate Intake diet and nutrition Mar 01, 2018

Mahshid Dehghan et al.  Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study. The...

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Objective Evidence of Post Exertional Malaise and Brain Fog in ME/CFS me/cfs research Mar 01, 2018

Mental and Physical Exertion Cause Brain Fog

Cook et al. Neural consequences of post-exertional malaise in ME/CFS. Brain, Behavior and Immunity 62 (2017) 87-99.

This study was a collaboration...

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