Tag Archives: FM

The link between idiopathic intracranial hypertension, FM, & CFS: exploration of a shared pathophysiology

The link between idiopathic intracranial hypertension, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome: exploration of a shared pathophysiology, by Mieke Hulens, Ricky Rasschaert, Greet Vansant, Ingeborg Stalmans, Frans Bruyninckx, Wim Dankaerts in Journal of Pain Research Vol 2018:11 Pages 3129—3140 [Published 10 December … Continue reading

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Physical activity & sleep in CFS & FMS: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines

Physical activity and Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Syndrome: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines by Monica L Joustra, Wilma L Zijlema, Judith GM Rosmalen, and Karin AM Janssens in Pain Research and Management, Vol … Continue reading

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A concurrent cognitive task does not perturb (i.e. alter) quiet standing in FM & CFS/ME

A Concurrent Cognitive Task Does Not Perturb Quiet Standing in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Omid Rasouli, Egil A Fors, Ottar Vasseljen and Ann-Katrin Stensdotter in Pain Research and Management Vol 2018, Article ID 9014232 [Published 7 August 2018] Research abstract: Background … Continue reading

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Unraveling the molecular determinants of manual therapy: an approach to integrative therapeutics for the treatment of FM &CFS

Unraveling the molecular determinants of manual therapy: an approach to integrative therapeutics for the treatment of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by José Andrés Espejo, María García-Escudero, andElisa Oltra in Open AccessInt. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19(9), 2673 [Published: 9 September 2018] Review … Continue reading

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A psychiatrist’s perspective: Medically unexplained syndromes: IBS, FM & CFS

Article abstract: Medically unexplained syndromes: irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, by Jason Luty in BJPsych Advances [Published online: 6 June 2018] This is a review of three of the more common medically unexplained syndromes that present for treatment to liaison … Continue reading

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CFS – it’s worse than Multiple Sclerosis

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 16 April 2018: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – It’s Worse than Multiple Sclerosis – and Fibromyalgia is No Walk in the Park Either Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a dreaded disease. About ten years into … Continue reading

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A unifying theory for cognitive abnormalities in functional neurological disorders, FM & CFS

A unifying theory for cognitive abnormalities in functional neurological disorders, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: Systematic review; by Tiago Teodoro, Mark J Edwards, Jeremy D Isaacs in Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2018 [Preprint: May 7, 2018] Review abstract: … Continue reading

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Elevations of ventricular lactate levels occur in both CFS & FM

Research abstract: Elevations of Ventricular Lactate Levels Occur in Both Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, by Benjamin H. Natelson, Diana Vu, Jeremy D. Coplan, Xiangling Mao, Michelle Blate, Guoxin Kang, Eli Soto, Tolga Kapusuz & Dikoma C. Shungu in Fatigue 2017; … Continue reading

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Glial cell inhibitors: the next sleep drugs for FM and ME/CFS?

Health Rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 15 September: Glial Cell Inhibitors: The Next Sleep Drugs for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)?   Glia: The Forgotten Brain Cell Sleep disturbances and severe stress as glial activators: key targets for … Continue reading

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Exercise tests suggest autoimmunity causes the exertion problems in CFS, FM & POTS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 16 August 2017: Exercise Tests Suggest Autoimmunity Causes the Exertion Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and POTS Researchers and doctors get interested in ME/CFS in different ways. Many have a personal connection, … Continue reading

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