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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) by Nancy B. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 7:28pm 4 Comments Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) are not autoimmune diseases. But they often have symptoms similar to some autoimmune diseases and other illnesses. Just two of these symptoms are being tired all the time and being in pain. - Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complex disorder that can cause you to be very tired, have trouble ... Read on »
Will Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Ever Get A Name Change? “The Campaign for a Fair Name for CFS” by Catherine Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 1:01am 4 Comments   picture at My fears A Name Change For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — Will It Ever Happen? — by Catherine Morgan According to published research, CFS patients and researchers alike feel that the present name trivializes the serious nature of the disease by labeling it “fatigue” - a symptom that is shared by almost everyone at some po ... Read on »
Starting to Understand CFS / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Sophie Meredith Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:20pm From Weighed Down by Sophie Meredith She tells me to just get started. I protest that I want to write something interesting and engaging but honestly, when I feel well enough to consider that, I forget what it actually feels like to be down under the grimy covers of ME / CFIDS / CFS. Now, I am peering through one ey ... Read on »
Having A Giggle Over Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — The Humorous Side Of CFS and FM. by Catherine Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm JUST A LITTLE SOMETHING I CAME ACROSS TODAY. I GUESS A LITTLE GIGGLE NEVER HURT, AND IF WE CAN’T LAUGH AT OURSELVES, WHO CAN WE LAUGH AT? Hope you get a little giggle too. ON A LIGHTER NOTE I think that the greatest boon to diagnosis in modem medicine would be a machine that could let the doctor feel exactly what the pa ... Read on »
Having A Giggle Over Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — The Humorous Side Of CFS and FM. by Catherine Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 1:01am JUST A LITTLE SOMETHING I CAME ACROSS TODAY. I GUESS A LITTLE GIGGLE NEVER HURT, AND IF WE CAN’T LAUGH AT OURSELVES, WHO CAN WE LAUGH AT? Hope you get a little giggle too. ON A LIGHTER NOTE I think that the greatest boon to diagnosis in modem medicine would be a machine that could let the doctor feel exactly what the ... Read on »
Chronic Fatigue Vs. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 May 2009 10:14pm Chronic Fatigue vs. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Different Conditions, Causes, Symptoms & Treatments By Adrienne Dellwo, About.com Updated: January 26, 2009 About.com Health's Disease and Condition content is reviewed by the Medical Review Board What's the Difference Between Chronic Fatigue & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? The te ... Read on »
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is Over! XMRV Virus Discovery by T Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:01pm 2 Comments I think that most ME/CFS patients have heard the announcement from the Whittemore Peterson Institute about the discovery of a retrovirus implicated in ME/CFS and written up in a major scientific journal. I have posted links at the bottom of this post for those that want to read about it. There are also articles in the New York Times, Wallstreet Jou ... Read on »
Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 22 Apr 2010 3:06pm One in four Americans experiences chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). CFS is a disorder characterized by debilitating fatigue and a variety of associated physical, constitutional and neuropsychological symptoms. Symptoms include unexplained prolonged fatigue ... Read on »
Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sun 20 Feb 2011 11:56am A new study published online in the Lancet presents the results of a comprehensive research project examing the benefits of cognitive behaviour therapy and graded exercise therapy in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome.  Despite ongoing controversy over its nature, cause and treatment, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is believed to affe ... Read on »
XMRV: False Positive in chronic fatigue syndrome by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 03 Oct 2011 2:13pm Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus ( XMRV ) has been suggested as linked to chronic fatigue syndrome and autism. This has been rather controversial in both cases. Before we get to the “false positive” report, Science published one of the papers on XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome Murine leukemia viruses (MLV), in ... Read on »