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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: A Baffling Syndrome With a Tragic Aftermath by A. Melvin Ramsay by Erica Verrillo Dr. Melvin Ramsay was a consulting physician at the Infectious Diseases Department of the Royal Free Hospital when an epidemic of what he would later call myalgic encep ... Read on »
Celebrities with ME/CFS by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Erica Verrillo, a wonderful journalist with ME/CFS who writes about our illness, has written a new article for ProHealth called 10 Celebrities with ME/CFS . I found it inter ... Read on »
Kindling, Chemical Sensitivities, and ME/CFS by Erica Verrillo Dr. Jay Streastrunk (now deceased) was a pediatric and adolescent psychiatrist who had a clinical practice in Texas and California. He was known for his explanation of ... Read on »
Yes, I Have Lyme Again by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I apologize for the lack of frequent blog posts lately. We are dealing with a lot at our house this summer, including urgencies with both of our fathers, and I'd been in bad ... Read on »
Movie Tuesday 7/22 by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven A Tale of Two Movies...It was the best of times, it was the worst of times... Our teen sons are off on their annual week of sailing with their grandparents, so Ken and I ... Read on »
P2P: The Question They Will Not Ask by Erica Verrillo The P2P (Pathways to Prevention) Panel was originally convened to examine case definitions for ME/CFS and to address differences between ME and CFS. The examination ... Read on »
The Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Assertive Approach  by Erica Verrillo This paper (below) by Dr. Paul Cheney and Dr. Charles Lapp was written more than two decades ago. It contains detailed descriptions of numerous test abnormalities found ... Read on »
Hydrotherapy for ME/CFS - Dr. Cheney's Protocol by Erica Verrillo The DAR state forest - Goshen, MA In the 1990s, Dr. Cheney proposed the idea of cool-water hydrotherapy for ME/CFS patients. The idea behind the treatment was that verti ... Read on »
Lyme Again? by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I think I may have Lyme disease again. I've been trying not to jump to conclusions, but I think it's time to face facts and start a trial of doxycycline to test the theory. ... Read on »
Quote It Saturday 7/12 by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven We've been back home for a few days now, though life is still very unsettled. My dad seems to have come through his cancer surgery fairly well and is recovering, though ... Read on »