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Catherine Patient Expert

Palm Coast, Florida
My name is Catherine Morgan, I'm a writer, nurse, and mother. I'm also living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other chronic illnesses. I hope this will be a site where patients, family, and medical professionals can find information, ideas, inspiration, and hope.
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome — A disease long dismissed as nonexistent turns out to be all... by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome image from about chronic fatigue syndrome Funding for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research should be increased. We need to heed the lesson of the CFS debacle: A dis ... Read on »
New Study: Genes In Blood May Link Chronic Fatigue Syndrome To Mononucleosis by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome New Study: Genes In Blood May Link Chronic Fatigue Syndrome To Mononucleosis This is great news for anyone suffering with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Once doctors are ... Read on »
A Recap — Some of my favorite posts from “Living With Chronic... by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Click on the links above the pictures to see original post.   I am so tired, please see me through eyes of compassion. You may not be able to see it, but I am s ... Read on »
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Many Questions Being Answered by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome image from I came across this information today at ProHealth. ProHealth recently did a Live Q & A on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Dr. Leonard Jason (a Chronic Fat ... Read on »
More CFS/FM Information and Links — From Revolution Health (YouTube video) by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hi everyone. Sorry I haven’t posted here in a while. Between the BlogHer conference and being sick with Bronchitis, it’s been hard keeping-up with my blogs. But, I ... Read on »
Dr. Gupta on New Research about the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Dr. Gupta talks about the new research on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on his blog, here is an excerpt… Imagine feeling profoundly lousy for months, even years at a stret ... Read on »
Top Three Tips For Healthy Living by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hi everyone. I was honored to be asked to write a guest post for Life Learning Today, and this is what I came up with. Catherine’s Top Three Tips For Healthy Liv ... Read on »
The Science Behind Exercise Intolerance and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The Science Behind Exercise Intolerance and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The debate over the idea that exercise can help a patient with CFS, has caused many sufferers ... Read on »
Oprah Seems To Believe That Illness Is All In Our Head. I couldn’t disagree more. by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is Your Illness All Your Fault? — by Catherine Morgan ( cross-posted at BlogHer ) It seem that Oprah has ruffled a few feathers while explaining her recent bout w ... Read on »
A New Drug Treatment For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is On The Horizon. by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A New Drug Treatment For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is On The Horizon — by Catherine Morgan For a condition that many doctors still claim doesn’t even exist, the id ... Read on »
Dark Chocolate Good For Your Health? I think we’re being scammed. by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Questioning The Motives of the Chocolate Industry — by Catherine Morgan (cross-posted at CatherineBlogs.com ) When I first posted on this new claim of dark cho ... Read on »
Could Dark Chocolate Reduce Symptoms Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Could dark chocolate help relieve some symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome? A new study says it may. According to the scientists from Hull York Medical School ... Read on »
Finding Acceptance When You Have An Invisible Disease by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Finding Acceptance When You Have An Invisible Disease — by Catherine Morgan When you have a chronic illness, acceptance of your diagnosis is key to your succe ... Read on »
Suffering With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome image from Immune Support Suffering With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome People who have chronic fatigue syndrome have been tireless in their quest to be acknowledged. ... Read on »
Healthcare Question For The Candidates — Please vote for my video. by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I made my very first YouTube video for the 10 Questions project. I hope you will take a minute to go over and vote for my video…There is no registration required (you do ... Read on »
Top 10 Hot Topics From BlogHer Health and Wellness by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome It’s the last day of 2007, and I thought I would do this post on some of the hot topics from BlogHer Health and Wellness. So, in no particular order, here is what I ... Read on »
One Lesson From A Decade Of Fighting Chronic Illness by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This post was originally published on March 7, 2007 Grieving For The Loss Of The Person You Once Knew — While Learning To Be The Person You Have Become - by Cathe ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia: An Invisible Disease? An Imaginary Illness? by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fibromyalgia: An Invisible Disease? — by Catherine Morgan (cross-posted at BlogHer ) I try not to be a complainer, but last week I was seriously not feeling well ... Read on »
Yoga For Fibromyalgia: Reduce Pain and Improve Your Quality of Life by Catherine Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Healthy Living: Can Yoga Help Reduce Symptoms of Chronic Illness? — by Catherine Morgan (cross-posted at BlogHer ) Back in March, I told you about yet another invisi ... Read on »