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Janis Bell

I've had ME-CFS since 1987. Over the course of 22 years, I've tried numerous conventional and alternative therapies. I brought myself to near wellness three times (able to put in a full day and go biking and running), and each time had unusual stresses that sent me spiraling downhill into a more... Full Bio
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Sweet sleep part 2

I wrote this a few weeks ago but held it up because I wanted to find pictures.  Well, I finally realized that I'd never get around to finding...

Sweet Sleep

I’ve had sleep problems for a long, long time. They got so bad when I came down with ME-CFS in ‘87 that I thought I’d go crazy. Then I had...


One day I talked to a Facebook friend on the phone, the next day I was replying to an ad on Craigslist, and the day after that, I had...

Is There Common Ground in the Mold Wars?

I It pains me to watch “the mold wars” between various factions of the medical community treating mold illness. On...

Vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP): my experience

I started VIP a week ago on the recommendation of a doctor who studied the Shoemaker protocol.  He thought I'd be a good candidate for it as it...

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Brenda B. and Janis Bell are now friends. Jun 09 2011
Dominique and Janis Bell are now friends. Jun 09 2011
denismccarthy and Janis Bell are now friends. Jun 09 2011
Alex G. wrote on Janis Bell's Whiteboard. May 22 2011
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May 22 2011 by Alex G.

Hi Janis,

Where do you get your urine sulphate test strips?






Apr 05 2010 by Jason K.
Nov 22 2009 by Sophie Meredith

Hey Janis,

Yeah, it's great to have found you, too. I have had a rough crash over the last 5 days after doing 2 full sessions of yoga (1.5 hours at  a time, 2 days in a row). How are things going with your practice? I build up gently, gently... and then, one day, feel fitter and go too far! 

 I think focussing on the meditation and pranayama, though, is consistently building an inner strength. I will check out some more of your articles now..



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