ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Around the Web


  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

Call Conference – Hemispherx BioPharma Inc.

At approximately 4:30pm EST, 5/15/09, StocksHaven Investments began the call conference scheduled with Chairman & CEO of Hemispherx BioPharma Inc., Dr. William Carter. The interview process was a tremendous success and was concluded as of 5:00pm EST, 5/15/09. Many issues and concerns of private individual investors were raised and answered in a both informative and intellectual manner by Dr. Carter.

CDC’s Faces of CFS Exhibit at Mayfair Mall

An exhibit, jointly sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Association of America, is on display at Mayfair Mall May 11-17. The exhibit fetaures the faces and the personal stories of a group of people whose lives have been affected by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Wauwatosa NOW

Marin filmmakers explore ‘bioenergetic’ healing

Greg Becker, who has a video and film production company in San Rafael with his wife, Susan, couldn’t afford to recover in bed for two days after every video shoot. But that’s the situation he found himself in when he was struggling with a bout of chronic fatigue syndrome that threatened his health and his livelihood.

  • Fibromyalgia:

Sleep Problems Can Lead to Suicide

People with chronic sleep problems may be at risk for suicidal behavior.

iVillage Total Health

Advocacy groups compete for attention amid clutter of awareness months

Domestic Violence Awareness Month isn’t until October, but volunteers at the Providence Shelter in Willingboro are already planning their big fundraiser. Between state budget cuts and the poor economy, members of the fundraising committee know this could be a tough year for the program, Burlington County’s only refuge for domestic violence victims and their children. But the committee is also bracing for its annual pink competitor: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also October.

Fibromyalgia Hope

New hope for patients trying to escape the pain of Fibromyalgia. An all-natural approach is working for many in our area. Dr. Scott Birckbichler says, “It’s a drug-free natural approach instead of taking pain medication for your entire life.” He has been treating fibromyalgia patients naturally for seven years. The Virginia Beach chiropractor says successful treatment starts with the spine. Dr. Birckbichler says, “What chiropractic care does is try to realign your spine, put it back in place, take the tension off the nerves, and then everything takes care of itself.”

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Professor: Fibromyalgia may shrink the brain

For those who suffer from fibromyalgia, the unrelenting pain affects every aspect of daily life. Now research shows that, over time, chronic pain can actually shrink the brain. Dr. Roland Staud of the University of Florida College of Medicine will explain this and other new directions in understanding and treating fibromyalgia Saturday at the McKnight Brain Institute.

Gainesville Sun

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