Life After Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS
I guess like most normal people, I became accustomed to good health and fitness and took both for granted over my working life. I only mention this because it took me a little time to realise that the persistent headaches and sluggish feeling that I was experiencing at the time could perhaps more than overdoing it with the current workload.
Disability, Is It A Free Ride?
At first glance, her glaring reference to blaming her illness on being stressed raises the hairs on the back of the readers neck. Collins shares, “Looking back, I should have seen it coming. I had a stressful job working in the planning department of my local council. I was constantly running around. I woke up one morning unable to get out of bed.”
CFS, Fibromyalgia & Obesity: The Truth About Exercise & Diet
We have now reached a level of obesity in the US, South America, Canada, and throughout Europe which is unprecedented in recorded history. It is also accepted that the lifestyles we lead are often very high stress.
Science Shows Medical Providers Lack Facts About Illness
Patients with unexplained illnesses are broadly underserved by the medical profession. By and large this is due to poor reception from doctors and the stigmatization of having an unexplained illness. Researchers have proposed that these attitudes may be due to a fundamental lack of education and understanding of factual information on the part of medical providers.
NMDA antagonists, CFS/ME and FM – These Drugs Could Help Pain, Brainfog, Depression and Other Symptoms
The NMDA (N-methyl-D-aspartate) receptor is thought to play a part in mood, cognition, memory and learning. Overactivity of the receptor resulting in central sensitization has been implicated in chronic pain, including fibromyalgia and migraines. It could also explain other symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).