Despite the current lack of consensus as to the underlying biological basis of CFS, there is considerable evidence … to highlight an abnormality of the autonomic nervous system as a unifying pathological factor. Newton et. al. 2013 A fascinating case of research...read more
Italo Biaggioni, a respected Vanderbilt researcher in the field, has co-authored 100's of studies on dysautonomia. He was an impressive speaker, at ease and relaxed in front of the room. I felt like I was sitting in his living room. He noted that the sympathetic...read more
“Sticky Blood” – Antiphospholipid Syndrome, POTS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia – The Dysautonomia Conference #4
This blog is part IV in a series of blogs covering the issues presented at the 2018 Dysautonomia International Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. As if we needed another syndrome. Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS),...read more
Thinking Outside the Box This is the second of three posts on IVIG treatment and autoimmunity in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), POTS and fibromyalgia. It’s time to start thinking outside the traditional ME/CFS/POTS/FM boxes. It's possible that if you’ve been...read more
Suzi's story is the first in a series of blogs exploring the possibility that the autoimmune findings will open the door for IVIG (Intravenous Immunoglobulin) treatment in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromaylgia (FM) and postural orthostatic tachycardia...read more
The RCCX Hypothesis: Could It Help Explain Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Fibromyalgia and other Diseases?
The RCCX hypothesis blog by Remy is the third in a series of blogs by Health Rising which highlight hypotheses produced by health care professionals which attempt to shed a new light on the chronic fatigue syndrome / fibromyalgia spectrum of diseases. What if ME/CFS...read more