Teenager battles chronic fatigue after parasite burrowed into her eye
Skye Wheeler, 19, from Cambourne, Cornwall, endures unrelenting exhaustion and excruciating pain that has left her confined to her small bedroom. She became unwell at 14. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parental illness linked to children's increased use of health services
Parent ’s depression particularly linked to heightened use Related items fromOnMedica Bereaved parents lack support after loss of child We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’ Hospitals to publish data on self-harm admissions CCGs ’ duties for children with disabilities Trial launched to test online treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Book Review: The Intelligent Body
One of my dearest friends has struggled with chronic pain and fatigue for years. At her worst, she was sleeping roughly 20 hours a day and would still not feel refreshed. When she speaks of that time in her life, there is apparent sadness in her voice. What if there had been a resource that provided a possible way out of that vortex of darkness? Perhaps The Intelligent Body would have given her some insight into her condition and the role she played in it. Kyle L. Davies has quite the resume and experience to support the theory in his book, The Intelligent Body: Reversing Chronic Fatigue and Pain From the Inside Out. Davie...
Source: Psych Central - July 23, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Caroline Comeaux Lee Tags: Book Reviews Chronic Pain Disorders General Memory and Perception Psychology Self-Esteem Self-Help Stress deepak chopra intelligent body Source Type: news

The Latest on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Illnesses that lack exact testing methods can be difficult to diagnose, treat and live with, both physically and emotionally. Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is one such disease. Until recently, it was very poorly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Latest on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Title: The Latest on Chronic Fatigue SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 18, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation in non-depressed individuals: the effects of a chronic, misunderstood illness - Devendorf AR, McManimen SL, Jason LA.
Chronic illness is a risk factor for suicide but is often explained with depression. Research has shown an increased suicide rate in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, but specific risk factors have been unexplored. We qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

CDC Launches New ME/CFS Guidance for Clinicians CDC Launches New ME/CFS Guidance for Clinicians
New web content addresses diagnosis, management, and additional clinical considerations for managing patients with mylagic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New chronic fatigue syndrome test is 84 percent accurate
Researchers have developed a diagnostic test that can predict who has myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome with 84 percent accuracy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Insights from metabolites get us closer to a test for chronic fatigue syndrome
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) A study led by researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health has identified a constellation of metabolites related to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Combining this data with data from an earlier microbiome study, the researchers now report they can predict whether or not someone has the disorder with a confidence of 84 percent. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

' Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Takes Down Doctors, Too'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Takes Down Doctors, Too
Four physicians whose medical careers were derailed by the complex and poorly understood condition urge their colleagues to take it seriously.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Lyme-disease sufferer, 27, is forced to live in a TENT
Rachel Gordon, 27, who is believed to be from London, was diagnosed with Lyme disease privately last year after NHS doctors told her she had chronic fatigue syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MP Carol Monaghan leads campaign for new ME treatment
Patients, carers and MPs say exercise therapy prescribed for chronic fatigue syndrome can be harmful to patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Newspaper Reporter Entitled To Retroactive Disability Benefits, Judge Says
NEWARK, N.J. - A New Jersey federal judge on May 31 determined that a former newspaper reporter is entitled to short-term disability and long-term disability benefits under a disability plan issued by his employer because the wealth of medical evidence supports a finding that the claimant is disabled as a result of chronic fatigue syndrome under the terms of the plan and unable to perform the duties of his own occupation (Brian Vastag v. Prudential Insurance Company of America, No. 15-6197, D. N.J., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91458). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Your thyroid hormones could be the reason why you're tired all the time
(Natural News) Researchers may have caught a break in understanding chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a debilitating and poorly understood condition marked by bouts of persistent extreme fatigue, weakness, and depression. In a study published in the journal Frontiers in Endocrinology, researchers established a link between the condition and decreased thyroid levels. In particular, lower thyroid hormones, not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia pain: Four top tips for treating painful symptoms, according to a GP
FIBROMYALGIA symptoms include widespread pain across the body, difficulty sleeping and chronic fatigue. Dr Roger Henderson, a GP in Shropshire, spoke to the express.co.uk on his top tips for treating pain caused by the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ME protesters gather in London
Protesters call for more research into treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue syndrome treatment 'should be withdrawn'
A leading expert on the illness says some people are being harmed by graded exercise therapy (GET). (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missing the fizz: my long battle to understand the mysteries of ME
Is chronic fatigue syndrome physiological or psychological? The medical world remains divided – leaving millions unsure about the efficacy of the treatment they receiveThe point at which I realised just how confounding some illnesses – and the human beings that suffer them – are was when, three years into a mysterious illness, someone told me that I could beat it by eating a clove of garlic each morning.This person – not a medical professional, it is perhaps unnecessary to point out – swore by its efficacy. By this stage, I had tried all sorts of things to get better – yoga, meditation, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nick Duerden Tags: ME / Chronic fatigue syndrome Health & wellbeing Society Medical research Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can endometriosis make you tired all the time?
Endometriosis is common, and symptoms include painful periods and heavy menstrual bleeding. Some researchers have linked reproductive disorders like endometriosis to chronic fatigue syndrome. In this article, we explore how to identify endometriosis fatigue, other causes of fatigue, and treatments for this symptom. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

A Revised Approach for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Revised Approach for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a new and revised approach for managing chronic fatigue syndrome.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Low T3 Syndrome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Low T3 Syndrome
Findings suggest that people with the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome may be in a hypometabolic state.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 29, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EndoBreak: Diabetes and IBD; Thyroid and Chronic Fatigue; Obesity and Taste
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - March 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: Does the thyroid play a role?
Chronic fatigue syndrome remains a puzzling condition with unknown causes. A recent study now asks whether or not thyroid hormones could be at its root. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Feeling tired: Do you have extreme tiredness or chronic fatigue syndrome?
CHRONIC fatigue syndrome symptoms include feeling tired all the time and generally unwell, but could you just have extreme tiredness? Signs of the condition are similar to many common illnesses, but the NHS distinguishes the difference. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Tai Chi Works So Well For Pain Relief
There are more questions than answers when it comes to fibromyalgia, or chronic pain. What doctors know is that it causes muscle pain throughout the body, fatigue, sleep problems and even psychological impairment and depression. What they don’t know is what causes it and how best to treat its generalized symptoms. In a new study published in the BMJ, researchers report encouraging results involving one way to reduce the painful effects of fibromyalgia: with tai chi, an ancient practice originating in martial arts that has since become part of traditional Chinese medicine. The mind-body practice involves both physical...
Source: TIME: Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness healthytime Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms: Do you have the illness or are you just tired?
CHRONIC fatigue syndrome symptoms include feeling tired all the time and generally unwell, but could you just have extreme tiredness? Signs of the condition are similar to many common illnesses, but the NHS distinguishes the difference. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue trial results 'not robust', new study says
A new analysis of the controversial PACE trial suggests the effects of exercise therapy have been exaggerated. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could low thyroid hormones explain chronic fatigue syndrome?
New research published inFrontiers of Physiology reports that chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition with unknown causes, may be linked to low levels of thyroid hormones.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Could THIS cause chronic fatigue syndrome?
The new Dutch research, conducted on 197 adults, backs up claims that CFS is a physical problem and not made up in the head of sufferers. Skeptics dismiss the extreme tiredness as merely psychological. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-dose Naltrexone Explored as Option for Chronic Pain Low-dose Naltrexone Explored as Option for Chronic Pain
A panel of clinicians who treat myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome selected low-dose naltrexone as one of their top choices of drugs with potential benefit in that population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mast Cell Activation May Underlie'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome'Mast Cell Activation May Underlie'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome '
Many patients who meet clinical criteria for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome could be suffering from the recently described entity mast cell activation syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Much Can Be Done to Ease'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Symptoms Much Can Be Done to Ease'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Symptoms
In a 2-day summit, clinician experts met to share best practices and to begin developing assessment and treatment guidance for primary care providers and specialists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue
(MedPage Today) -- Is the NIH now on track? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Shocking vaccine safety warning
(Natural News) More than ever, the American population is plagued by debilitating health problems like, Lyme’s disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, autism, cancer and dementia – that were virtually unheard of just a few generations ago. Why? Some say it’s genetics; some say it’s environmental pollution; while others say it’s due to the current (ever-growing) vaccine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Asked: Should I Exercise When I ’m Sick?
If you want to protect yourself from colds and flu, regular exercise may be the ultimate immunity-booster. Studies have shown that moderate aerobic exercise—around 30 to 45 minutes a day of activities like walking, biking or running—can more than halve your risk for respiratory infections and other common winter maladies. There’s some evidence that very intense exercise—running a marathon, say—can briefly suppress your immune function, says Dr. Bruce Barrett, a professor of family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. But in general, physical activity is...
Source: TIME: Health - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness healthytime Source Type: news

Next steps in updating guidance on ME and chronic fatigue syndrome
A workshop last month marked the formal start of NICE ’s collaborative work to update its 2010 guideline on the diagnosis and management of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Q & A: Avindra Nath, MD
(MedPage Today) -- Leading NIH study of post-infection chronic fatigue syndrome (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bright Light Therapy May Help Fatigued Cancer Survivors Sleep Better Bright Light Therapy May Help Fatigued Cancer Survivors Sleep Better
Cancer survivors often suffer from chronic fatigue, and when they do, a new study suggests that waking up to bright white light may help them sleep better.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Bright light therapy may help fatigued cancer survivors sleep better
(Reuters Health) - Cancer survivors often suffer from chronic fatigue, and when they do, a new study suggests that waking up to bright white light may help them sleep better. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut
When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. Surrounded by lakes, oceans and mountains, Kerala, India, is the birthplace of Ayurveda medicine. My plane landed in Mumbai. From there, I made the 800-mile trip to Kerala down on the southwestern-most tip of the Indian peninsula. With origins dating back 6,000 years, Kerala is the birthplace of Ayurvedic medicine. I spent a lot of time at the AyurMana or “ancient healing house.” This is the oldest existing school of Ayurvedic medicine in the world. It was there that I observed how quickly...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Natural Cures anxiety arthritis Cancer celiac disease chronic fatigue depression diabetes digestive issues fibromyalgia leaky gut multiple sclerosis schizophrenia Source Type: news

NIH Striving to Avoid False Hope in Chronic Fatigue
(MedPage Today) -- Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, talks about his agency's priorities (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cannabis oil for chronic fatigue: A teenager says it cured his debilitating illness, has totally regained his quality of life after years of suffering
(Natural News) A British teenager beset by chronic fatigue syndrome has made a remarkable recovery with the help of cannabis oil. Fifteen-year-old Tom Bethell had not been to school in almost eight years due to the illness and the severe depression that it caused. Weak and bed-ridden, the young man stopped growing and his eye... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a PHYSICAL condition not a mental illness, says Ellen Wiles
BEFORE I fell ill life was sweet and full of promise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS or SEID)
Title: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS or SEID)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - December 5, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Personal Health: New Recognition for Chronic Fatigue
A major shift is underway as far as how to approach treatment of a condition once met with skepticism. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Immune System Source Type: news

Tired of explaining chronic fatigue syndrome
When Healthwatch Trafford spoke to people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), they found that over 76% felt their GP didn ’t understand their condition. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Veterans and Military Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 -- The diagnosis and treatment of two conditions -- chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness -- could improve thanks to the discovery of distinct brain chemistry signatures in people with these disorders, researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

It's real: New evidence proves chronic fatigue syndrome is not psychological it alters brain chemistry
(Natural News) The scientific community has long dismissed chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and Gulf War illness (GWI) as mental health disorders, but a study published in Scientific Reports has revealed that the conditions are not all in the mind. The diseases exhibit similar symptoms such as malaise, muscle pain, and cognitive dysfunction. Recent figures also show that between... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: Changes in brain chemistry found
A new study identifies brain chemistry changes in people with chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness, making the two conditions easier to diagnose. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news