More Musing on Malaise

More Musing on Malaise

[Web-Dorado_Zoom] If ‘malaise’ doesn’t adequately describe my dreadful condition after too much exertion, it does fit another consequence of ME/CFS. After so many years of trying to pace myself successfully (whatever that means, since my over-taxed level seems to...
Weighing in on ‘Malaise’

Weighing in on ‘Malaise’

[Web-Dorado_Zoom] So The Institute of Medicine has complicated and expanded the terminology wars with its recent report suggesting Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease as a more accurate name.  I don’t like it much more than I don’t like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but...
The Hillenbrand Dilemma

The Hillenbrand Dilemma

[Web-Dorado_Zoom] I am surprised by my ambivalent response to the current media attention paid to Laura Hillenbrand. I found her book “Unbroken” riveting; I don’t read much non-fiction, but I loved the way Hillenbrand adopted fiction-like techniques to tell this...
The Methylation Mambo

The Methylation Mambo

[Web-Dorado_Zoom] I’ve been reading about the “Glutathione Depletion – Methylation Cycle Block Pathogenesis Hypothesis for CFS” since forever, it seems, and finally did the MTHFR test. Result: a  homozygous mutation in  the C677T gene (two copies of the C677T...