I received this email today from the CFIDS Organization. Please read below in its entirety. Then click here to see what you can do to help! Specter-Harkin Amendment Threatened Contact your Senators TODAY The … [Read more...] about Funding For Medical Research In Jeopardy
An alarming high amount of CFIDS patients (85% - 95%) report having cognitive difficulties. There has been new research from two independent international groups that suggests that the volume of gray matter in the brain of … [Read more...] about Cognitive Difficulties Due to Gray Matter Reduction
I posted last week on the subject of research findings that most CFIDS patients have Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy. I have a call into my doctor at the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers asking him about this research. I will … [Read more...] about Update From “It’s All In The Heart” Post
Today is the day! National Awareness Day for CFIDS and Fibromyalgia. Tell everyone you know today about these illnesses and be proud if you have done your part in getting the word out and spreading awareness! … [Read more...] about Happy Awareness Day!
I found some research information by Dr. Paul Cheney that discusses CFIDS and cardiac issues. Dr. Cheney has been a very proactive researcher on CFIDS over the last 20 years. He lost a lot of friends and help in the medical … [Read more...] about It’s All In The Heart?
Yesterday I started a discussion on lack of sleep and unrefreshing sleep in CFIDS patients. You can click here to read the topic. Today I wanted to discuss the different stages of sleep and how these stages affect … [Read more...] about Stages of Sleep
That is the problem. For those of us who suffer with CFIDS, we know that unrefreshing sleep is a MAJOR symptom of this disease (70 - 95% of CFIDS patients report this symptom). For me personally, this is the main symptom … [Read more...] about To Sleep Or Not To Sleep…
Below is a copy of the email I received this morning from the CFIDS Organization. Tomorrow is the advocacy day on Capital Hill and even if you cannot attend, you can still help. Please read below: "On Tuesday, May 9, the … [Read more...] about CFIDS Lobby Day – You Can Help!
Friday, May 12, 2006 is CFIDS and Fibromyalgia National Awareness Day. I wanted to attend the Lobby Day on Capital Hill next week, but I am not up to it. But even those of us who are not able to attend can still get the … [Read more...] about National Awareness Day
The current criteria for CFS is as follows: Clinically evaluated, unexplained, persistent, or relapsing fatigue that is: Of new or definite onset Not a result of ongoing exertion Not alleviated by rest Results in … [Read more...] about CDC Criteria For Diagnosing CFS