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Characterization of cortisol dysregulation in FM & CFS: a state-space approach

Characterization of Cortisol Dysregulation in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndromes: A State-Space Approach, by Divesh Deepak Pednekar, Md. Rafiul Amin, Hamid Fekri Azgomi, Kirstin Aschbacher, Leslie J Crofford, Rose T Faghih in Published in: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering PP(99):1-1 · … Continue reading

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Report: Energy impairment and disability inclusion: towards an advocacy movement for energy limiting chronic illness

Energy impairment and disability inclusion: towards an advocacy movement for energy limiting chronic illness, by Catherine Hale, Stef Benstead, Jenny Lyus, Evan Odell and Anna Ruddock. Centre for Welfare reform: April 2020   DRILL Blog post: Energy impairment and disability inclusion … Continue reading

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Systemic hyperalgesia in females with Gulf War Illness, CFS & FM

Systemic hyperalgesia in females with Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, by Amber A Surian, James N Baraniuk in Scientific Reports vol 10, no. 5751 (2020)   Research abstract: Pain is a diagnostic criterion for Gulf War Illness (GWI), … Continue reading

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From IBS to ME – the dysbiotic march hypothesis

From IBS to ME – The dysbiotic march hypothesis, by Arnold Berstad, Olav Hauso, Ketil Berstad, Johanna ER Berstad in Medical Hypotheses Vol 140, July 2020, 109648 [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109648]   Research abstract: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is often associated with other … Continue reading

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Intimate partner violence & the risk of developing FM & CFS

Intimate partner violence and the risk of developing Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Joht Singh Chandan, Tom Thomas, Karim Raza, Caroline Bradbury-Jones, Julie Taylor, Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay, Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar in Journal of Interpersonal Violence, December 6, 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519888515]   Research abstract: Intimate … Continue reading

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CFS/ME & FM: the foundation of a relationship

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Fibromyalgia (FM): the foundation of a relationship, by Pamela G Mckay, Colin R Martin, Helen Walker, Mick Fleming in British Journal of Pain Oct 2019 [doi.org/10.1177/2049463719875164] Research abstract: Introduction: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic … Continue reading

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The effect of comorbid medical & psychiatric diagnoses on CFS

The effect of comorbid medical and psychiatric diagnoses on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Benjamin H Natelson, Jin-Mann S Lin, Gudrun Lange, Sarah Khan, Aaron Stegner & Elizabeth R Unger in Annals of Medicine, published online: 23 Oct 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2019.1683601]   … Continue reading

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Neuroimmunology: what role for autoimmunity, neuroinflammation, & small fiber neuropathy in FM, CFS, & adverse events after HPV?

Neuroimmunology: what role for autoimmunity, neuroinflammation, and small fiber neuropathy in Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and adverse events after Human Papillomavirus Vaccination?, by Varvara A Ryabkova, Leonid P Churilov and Yehuda Shoenfeld in Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20(20), 5164; [https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20205164] … Continue reading

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FM, CFS & MCS: illness experiences

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Illness Experiences, by Almudena Alameda Cuesta, Álvaro Pazos Garciandía, Cristina Oter Quintana in Clinical Nursing Research [First Published March 27, 2019] https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773819838679 Research abstract: Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, and multiple chemical … Continue reading

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ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia: definitions, similarities, & differences

ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia: definitions, similarities, and differences, by Benjamin H Natelson in Clinical Therapeutics 2019 Article abstract: This commentary presents a simplified way of making the diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) using the 1994 Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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