Tag Archives: chronic pain

MicroRNAs as biomarkers of pain intensity in patients with CFS

MicroRNAs as biomarkers of pain intensity in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Hadeel A Al‐Rawaf, Ahmad H Alghadir, Sami A Gabr in Pain Pract. 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/papr.12817. [Epub ahead of print] Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Numerous experimental models … Continue reading

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Relationship between exercise-induced oxidative stress changes & parasympathetic activity in CFS

Relationship between exercise-induced oxidative stress changes and parasympathetic activity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: an observational study in patients and healthy subjects, by Andrea Polli, Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Jo Nijs, Uros Marusic, Inge De Wandele, Lorna Paul, Mira Meeus , Greta … Continue reading

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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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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: from chronic fatigue to more specific syndromes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: from Chronic Fatigue to More Specific Syndromes, by S Blitshteyn, P Chopra in Eur Neurol 2018; 80:73–77   Research Article: In the last decade, a group of chronic disorders associated with fatigue (CDAF) emerged as the leading cause of … Continue reading

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Living with persistent pain in Wales: consultation Jun-Sep 2018

Welsh government open consultation, 5 June 2018: Living with persistent pain in Wales guidance Your views are requested on draft guidance to replace the Service Development and Commissioning Directive for Chronic Non-Malignant Pain 2008. Consultation description We are consulting on the … Continue reading

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Pain, genes, drugs & you

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 20 April 2018: Pain, Genes, Drugs and You: How Your Genetic Makeup May Be Keeping You in Pain From Dr. Trescott’s lecture given to the Physician Partners of America: “Your Genes, Your Pain … Continue reading

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Helping others understand your pain

Pro Health blog post, by Sarah Anne Shockley, 14 April 2018: Helping others understand your pain I’m always surprised when people ask me, are you still in pain? or are you in pain right now? But, of course, how could … Continue reading

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CFS treated with transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS)

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome treated with transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation: a randomized controlled trial, by Li J, Xie J, Pan Z, Guo X, Li Y, Fu R in Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2017 Dec 12;37(12):1276-9. [Article in Chinese] OBJECTIVE: To … Continue reading

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Cerebral blood flow and heart rate variability in CFS

Cerebral blood flow and heart rate variability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a randomized cross-over study, by Anneleen Malfliet, Roselien Pas, Raf Brouns, Joris De Win, Samar M Hatem, Mira Meeus, Kelly Ickmans, Robbert-Jan van Hooff, and Jo Nijs in heart 2018; 21:E13-E24 BACKGROUND: Pain, fatigue, and concentration difficulties … 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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