Blog - ME/CFS, FM and ES

New Research on Energy Metabolomics & Mitochondrial Function in ME/CFS by Fluge & Mella me/cfs research Jan 08, 2017

Drs. Oystein Fluge and Olav Mella from Norway are the authors of research over the past few years showing that some individuals with ME/CFS recover (at least temporarily) with rituximab, a drug...

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What are Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders? me/cfs research Jan 01, 2017

It has been known for almost two decades that there is a connection between ME/CFS and FM and joint hypermobility. Dr. Peter Rowe was one of the first to publish on this topic. For more on his work...

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Metabolic Features of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome me/cfs research Oct 01, 2016

October 2016 Newsletter

In my last newsletter, I talked about a 2014 paper by Robert Naviaux’s discovery of something he has labelled the Cell Danger Response. I discussed how it could change...

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Neuroplastic Transformation by Dr. M. Moskowitz chronic pain May 11, 2016

How to Use Neuroplasticity to Reverse Persistent Pain

This presentation is titled Neuroplastic Transformation: Using Neuroplasticity to Cure Persistent Pain and was presented by Dr. Michael...

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How Does Neuroplasticity Help in Pain Management? By Dr. DeLisle chronic pain May 11, 2016

This presentation by Dr. Michelle M. DeLisle was broadcast on May 11 during the same event with Dr. Moskowitz and immediately following the talk by Dr. Moskowitz. In this talk, Dr. DeLisle...

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International Awareness Day for ME/CFS, FM and Environmental Sensitivities 2016 Persistent Pain Q & A chronic pain May 11, 2016

This is a video recording of the 20 minute Q&A session done after the presentations by Dr. Moskowitz and Dr. DeLisle. Dr. Moskowitz fielded questions from both the in-house audience as well as...

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Is the Cell Danger Response the Theory of Everything? cell danger response metabolomics naviaux May 01, 2016

I was spurred by the recent news release from the Open Medicine Foundation to read more about Robert Naviaux from UCSD, the lead investigator of the new metabalomics study. Dr. Naviaux published a...

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NEW Made in Alberta Clinical Practice Guidelines for ME/CFS guidelines me/cfs Apr 01, 2016

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are documents which take into account all of the published, peer reviewed medical literature and make recommendations based on that evidence.

Evidence based...

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PACE Protest cognitive behavior therapy graded exercise therapy me/cfs Dec 01, 2015

Many of you will have heard of the PACE study, a large multicentre study of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) for ME/CFS conducted in the UK. The first paper from...

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Flu Vaccination me/cfs vaccines Oct 01, 2015

We are entering flu season. I anticipate getting many questions as to my recommendations regarding whether people with ME/CFS should get the flu vaccine or not. Health Canada recommends that...

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