Jeff's amazing craniocervical instability story indicated that a damaged brainstem can produce all the symptoms of ME/CFS/FM/POTS. He's not the first to believe that. Michael VanElzakker, the author of the Vagus Nerve Hypothesis, has believed that for years and in a...read more
If you’ve ever suffered from any type of headache, you know that there is nothing funny about them. However, because migraines and headaches are not fatal and often do not result in permanent disability for most, their importance to public health has long been...read more
Filling the Landscape of Unmet Needs After a successful 2017 Working Group meeting at Stanford involving dozens of top researchers, Ron Davis turned to Lucinda Bateman, and said: now you have to do the same thing with doctors. She did. With Mary Dimmock's help, Dr....read more
We are truly in an era that, at least in one way, suits people with chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) very well. Two major conferences, the Emerge Conference in Australia and the NIH conference in the United States, are both going to be livestreamed over the next...read more
Pure T3 Thyroid and Stories of Recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia: An Overview.
Thanks to Dominic for posting his comprehensive and fascinating overview of the use of T3 in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) Please note that Health Rising does not provide medical advice or recommend treatments and Dominic is not a doctor....read more
Problems with the thyroid - the "gas pedal of the body", as Dr. Teitelbaum calls it - seem to make sense given the fatigue, exercise and other problems found in ME/CFS and FM. Assessing and treating the thyroid, though, is one area where the practices of chronic...read more