What’s the Difference Between a Disease & a Syndrome?
Among the many confusing things you have to deal with when trying to learn about fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS or ME/CFS) is the difference between a disease and a syndrome.
Doctors need to keep up with treatment options
What Dr. Deas has described is the serious neurological illness myalgic encephalomyelitis, sometimes known as chronic fatigue syndrome. His confidence that “everything is going to be all right” is misplaced as 80 percent of sufferers do not recover, however much they change their lifestyle and diet.
Review: Zyflamend Supplement for Inflammation; Tips on Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Herbs
(NaturalNews) Sales of anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals are a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet as we’ve learned with the Vioxx fiasco and all the tens of thousands of deaths surrounding that drug, anti-inflammatory medications can be extremely dangerous. Sure, it stops the pain, but sometimes it also stops your heart.
Evaluation of the Birmingham IBS symptom questionnaire
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic/common condition that causes a significant effect on the individual (reduced quality of life), society (time lost off work) and health services. Comparison of studies evaluating the management of IBS has been hindered by the lack of a widely adopted validated symptom score. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a disease specific score to measure the symptoms of patients with IBS.