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
The recent studies that came out for sufferers of CFS shows that there is a genetic predisposition where we cannot handle stress. Now many sufferers are up in arms because they feel that this statement is, like so many in … [Read more...] about CFS Sufferers Are Sensitive to New Findings…
A breakthrough has been made regarding CFIDS ~ I could not wait to share it! Basically, what I got from reading the transcript is that CFIDS patients are genetically predispositioned to be unable to tolerate stress normally, … [Read more...] about A CFIDS Breakthrough!
If you have a friend or loved one who suffers from CFIDS, please pay close attention to this post. CFIDS does not only affect the patient themselves, but also those closest to them. As a loved one, you have to know that … [Read more...] about Friends and Relatives of CFIDS patients…Please Read This
I have a real problem with the name given to "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". It makes our illness sound as though it is just fatigue when there is so much more involved. When I have told different people that I have an illness … [Read more...] about What’s In A Name
I found this article and was very intrigued. When I first became ill, I was diagnosed with mono, which is really what the article is talking about below. I think researchers are getting closer and closer to the cause and … [Read more...] about CFS Brain Injury Link?
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