story in art

When you are living with chronic illness like ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia, engaging in healthy grieving can be among the many challenges. You may face periods of shock and numbness, denial, anger, and intense emotional pain. Experts say it is essential that you engage your grief reaction and practice patience with yourself as you learn to express…

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Buzz - January 2017

Buzz – September: Each month we scour the Internet and bring you a list of news articles, blogs and research publications we think you’ll find interesting for our What’s the Buzz post.   Occasionally, we’ll highlight and summarize a few of them for you, like this one:   Confirming a Potential ME/CFS Biomarker by Suzanne D. Vernon, PhD  |…

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Managing MECFS, FM

While there is no cure, FM and ME/CFS patients under her care often tell Dr. Bateman they are much better than they used to be. Though each patient is unique, Dr. Bateman has focused practical treatment advice on some common truths evident from treating hundreds of patients. She finds that this applies to almost all…

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CDC Conf Call

CFS Patient-centered outreach and communication activity (PCOCA) Conference Call Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT   Call number: 1-800-369-2100 Participant Code: 7673924     The latest of the US Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) Patient-Centered Outreach and Communication Activity (PCOCA) telephone conference calls for ME/CFS will take place on Thursday, June…

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nervous system hypersensitivity

Presented by N. Lee Smith, MD Dr. Smith received his medical degree (M.D.) from the University of California, San Francisco and later developed a subspecialty in Behavioral Medicine. This field explores the mind-body interface: finding effective ways of diagnosing complex medical problems and treating stress-related physical illness.  His interests in central nervous system effects on complex…

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