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
With insomnia being one of the symptoms of CFS and FM, I have tried practically every sleeping aid so far I believe! My body tends to build up a tolerance to meds rather quickly, so the doctor has to keep switching my meds … [Read more...] about News On Ambien
I found this article very informative because I was diagnosed with chronic sinusitis about a year ago, after battling with 8 sinus infections in a little over a year's time. This information may be freely copied and … [Read more...] about Chronic Sinusitis – A Major Perpetuating Factor?
I have been going to the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers now for a little over a year. By far, I have seen the most improvement from the IV therapy offered. The pills, supplements, and such (besides my Thyroid and Cortisol … [Read more...] about IV Therapy – Best Results To Date
What do you know about mitochondria functioning? Well, there have been several studies that have shown that there is mitochondrial dysfunction in CFIDS and FM. Mitochondria are the "energy factories for the cells where … [Read more...] about Abnormal Mitochondria Function
In a newsletter I received from the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers, they state that there is mounting evidence that hypothyroidism is present in the majority of, and possibly all, Fibromylagia & CFS patients. The … [Read more...] about Hypothyroidism and CFS & Fibromyalgia Link
Last year, in a desperate attempt to find help with my severe CFS and FM, I did a search online and found out about the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers (www.fibroandfatigue.com). These centers, which I believe there are now … [Read more...] about Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers
What I have found over the years, and through much reading and discussing with others, is that we just want to be understood by others. This is the one topic of CFS and FM that are brought up probably the most. When someone … [Read more...] about We Just Want To Be Understood!
Have your voice heard by becoming an advocate for CFS and Fibromyalgia! If each one of us just make a small effort toward contacting our local and state representatives on the severity of CFS and FM, more research will be … [Read more...] about CFS & Fibromyalgia Advocacy
Fibromyalgia, or FMS, used to be called fibrositis. Per Dr. Leon Chaitow N.D., D.O., M.R.O., even now when the word 'fibromyalgia' is used in medical writing it is often accompanied by the word 'fibrositis'. The … [Read more...] about What Is Fibromyalgia?