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Darden Burns Patient Expert

Bainbridge Island, Washington
Darden Hanson Burns lives on Bainbridge Island in a beautiful spot overlooking Puget Sound and Mt. Rainier where she and her husband Michael built their home and raised their daughters Caitlin(24) and Amelia(21).   A musician by training, Darden teaches piano lessons to young people... Full Bio
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New Book Helps Children Understand the Limitation of Those with Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia... by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Linda Malott has written a book for children of parents with Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndromes entitled "How Many Marbles Do You Have?". It a story of a mother ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia Strategies for Healing by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I am weary of reading about studies on the cause of fibromyalgia pain. Theories about altered pain perception, disordered sleep and immune dysregulation, etc might be i ... Read on »
Healing the Wired Tired Continuum by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for over 30 years I often alternated between periods of agitation and extreme fatigue - what I call the "wired tired" continuum. Th ... Read on »
Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth - A Key Component of Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia... by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth or SIBO is a chronic condition or infection of bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. Normally the small intestine has low nu ... Read on »
Personal Update - I'm Healing! by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Dear Friends, I am pleased to report that my health has improved considerably over the course of the last nine months. This began in the spring of 2013 when I started ... Read on »
Oral Systemic Balance - The Second Chapter by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Oral Systemic Balance is the therapy that provided the catalyst for my recovery from years of chronic illness. Developed by a TMJ dentist named Farrand Robson, the ther ... Read on »
Improving the Immune System by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia One of the paramount challenges of living in the twenty-first century is maintaining a healthy immune system. Chronic illness including autoimmune diseases, arthritis, Cr ... Read on »
Weston A. Price - A Pioneer in Nutritional Research by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I recently finished reading "Nutrition and Physical Degeneration - A Comparison of Primitive and Modern Diets and Their Effects" by Weston A. Price. This classic book p ... Read on »
New Study Finds Major Pathology in Fibromyalgia Patients by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Scientists at Integrated Tissue Dynamics ( http://www.Intidyn.com) and Albany Medical College have discovered a pathology in the skin of  fibromyalgia patients involvin ... Read on »
Unconventional Approaches for Improving the Immune System by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia One of the paramount challenges of living in the twenty-first century is maintaining a healthy immune system. Chronic illness including autoimmune diseases, ... Read on »
Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia A growing body of research has found abnormalities of the cardiovascular systems in persons with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. These include a blood pressure regulat ... Read on »
Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia A growing body of research has found abnormalities of the cardiovascular systems in persons with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. These include a blood pressure regulation abn ... Read on »
The Water Dilemma by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Water is a vital element for good health and drinking plenty of water - eight glasses a day recommended by many health practitioners - is an important part of any healt ... Read on »
Head Massager by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Several months ago I purchased a Kikkerland Design Head Massager. This brilliantly designed gadget has a handle of anodized aluminum with soft tipped stainless steel ti ... Read on »
Compression Garments by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Medical compression stockings and garments have been used in the treatment of poor venous blood flow for persons with varicose veins, lymphedema, and post surgical reco ... Read on »
The only real failure is ... by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia The only real failure is the failure to try and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment as we always must.      The Best and Exotic Marigold Hotel ... Read on »
Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Syndromes - Strategies for Healing by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Every person with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and/or fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) has a unique presentation of these conditio ... Read on »
Whole Body Cryotherapy by Darden Burns Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Whole Body Cryotherapy is a cutting edge therapy that stimulates the body's natural healing and rejuvenation processes by exposing it for short periods of time to extremel ... Read on »
Whole Body Cryotherapy by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Whole Body Cryotherapy is a cutting edge therapy that stimulates the body's natural healing and rejuvenation processes by exposing it for short periods of time to extre ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia - A Syndrome of Variations by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia Syndrome is a complex debilitating health disorder which is characterized primarily by widespread musculoskeletal pain and is often accompanied by a range ... Read on »