- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:
Understanding Your Doctor’s Explanations & Instructions
Do yiou understand what your doctor tells you about fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS or ME/CFS), or other health issues? It can be tough – doctors use their own, complex, specialized language for things, and many of them seem forget that we haven’t all been to medical school.
‘Life-changing benefits’ for patients using addiction drug
A drug which is normally used to treat heroin addiction can deliver “life-changing” results for a range of medical conditions, sparking calls for it to be offered more widely to patients. Medical experts claim that low-dose naltrexone (LDN) has been used successfully for people with a variety of conditions which affect the immune system, including multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Fundraiser aims to give supporters a chance to “Walk in the Shoes” of a loved one with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and other Chronic Pain Illnesses
For anyone who has ever felt helpless watching a loved one suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, Gulf War illness, multiple chemical sensitivities, environmental illnesses, and chronic Lyme disease, “Walk in My Shoes” is a chance to make a difference.
When Multiple Medical Conditions Overlap
If you are affected by a combination of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Endometriosis, Fibromyalgia, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Vulvodynia, or Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle (TMJ) Disorders, join us for a special presentation to learn more about overlapping medical conditions.
Sick and tired find company in clinic
Most of the 15 people gathered for a support group this month did not look sick. But when they began to talk about their common conditions, the list of symptoms went on and on. Pain, fatigue, depression. Insomnia, nausea, headaches. Muscle spasms, ringing in the ears and sensitivity to heat, cold or light. Dr. Charles Lapp has heard all of this before. He’s medical director of the Hunter-Hopkins Center, a Charlotte clinic that focuses on patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Many group members are his patients.