Tag Archives: Health rising

A Winter’s Tale – a former mountain climber reflects on PEM & ME/CFS/FM

Health rising blog post, by Simon Parker, 5 Feb 2019: A winter’s tale – a former mountain climber reflects on Post Exertional Malaise and ME/CFS/FM. Fifteen years ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and ME (aka Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a … Continue reading

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Heart rate variability (HRV) an underused ME/CFS/FM management tool

Health rising treatment resources blog post, by Karmin, 24 Oct 2017: Karmin continues her series on heart rate variability (HRV) testing. Everyone concerned with pacing – a subject everyone with ME/CFS/FM has reason to be concerned with – will find … 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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Is poor sleep pummeling the immune system in ME/CFS & FM

Simmaron Research blog post by Cort Johnson, 29 August 2017: Is Poor Sleep Pummeling the Immune System in ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia? A Vicious Circle Examined   Most people with chronic fatigues syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) know the consequences of poor sleep … Continue reading

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Genes, mitochondria, autoimmunity & CFS: Prof Alan Light’s research

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 23 Feb 2017: Genes, Mitochondria, Autoimmunity and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Alan Light Talk Dr. Light has said that he wants to do for fatigue what researchers have done for pain; that is … Continue reading

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The great NIH exercise initiative: a boon for ME/CFS & FM?

Health rising forum post, by Cort Johnson, 3 January 2017: The Great NIH Exercise Initiative: A Boon for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia? “This physical activity initiative aims to fundamentally change our understanding of what happens to the body … Continue reading

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Making drugs obsolete: the electroceutical revolution – FM & ME/CFS perspective

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 2 Jan 2017: Making Drugs Obsolete: The Electroceutical Revolution – A Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS Perspective This is the first of three blogs looking at major NIH projects which, while not being aimed at … Continue reading

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation in FM & ME/CFS: a trial of one

Health rising forum post, by Cort Johnson, 8 Dec 2016: Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS: A Trial of One An Emerging Treatment My interest in vagus nerve stimulation was prompted by a number of factors. Fibromyalgia (FM) and/or chronic … Continue reading

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Exercise exposes new types of POTS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 6 December: Exercise Exposes New Types of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Extracts: Exercise has been used in many studies to understand chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), but nobody until recently has used exercise … Continue reading

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The “Starvation” Disease? metabolomics meets CFS down under

Health rising blog post: The “Starvation” Disease? Metabolomics Meets Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Down Under, by Cort Johnson, 10 November 2016 “The pathological nature of the fatigue experienced by ME/CFS sufferers is its inexplicable persistence, severity and its inability to be sufficiently relieved … Continue reading

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