Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Need to Raise Awareness

Up to 2.5 million American adults live with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), an all-consuming fatigue that ruins their daily quality of life. At times, they’re too tired to get out of bed, take a shower, or cook a meal. They may have body pain, fuzzy thinking, and dizziness that may make it impossible to… Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Need to Raise Awareness

Games Unlock Relief for People With Chronic Pain

By Jess Erion I can’t tell you how many times I‘ve heard the iconic opening line: “Hey you, you’re finally awake,” as my TV screen filled with a view of Skyrim’s massive Nordic landscape. My high school English teacher was the first one to get me into digital RPGs (role-playing games) when he introduced me… Continue reading Games Unlock Relief for People With Chronic Pain

Long-Haul COVID Can Include Chronic Fatigue

To better understand what could be driving their symptoms, the researchers conducted tests to assess their breathing patterns during exercise and typical daily routines. Participants were also asked to indicate patterns of fatigue over the prior half-year, as well as any joint stiffness, muscle aches, sleep and concentration problems, and exertion-related issues. … Continue reading Long-Haul COVID Can Include Chronic Fatigue

Switch to Plant-Based Diet Rid Man of Chronic Migraines

By Robert Preidt and Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) – People who live with chronic migraines suffer intense throbbing and pulsing, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting. Could a plant-based diet, credited with a variety of positive health impacts, also help ease these chronic symptoms? It might. Researchers… Continue reading Switch to Plant-Based Diet Rid Man of Chronic Migraines

Liar, Liar:  Chronic Fibbers Are Rare, Study Reveals

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Very few people are chronic liars, according to a study that may draw eyerolls from Americans swamped by “fake news” and misinformation. Prior research has found that people tell an average of one or two lies a day. But these new findings suggest that… Continue reading Liar, Liar:  Chronic Fibbers Are Rare, Study Reveals

Chronic fatigue syndrome advice scraps exercise therapy

“NICE have banned graded exercise therapy, in spite of it being found to be helpful in a major Cochrane systematic review, while recommending an energy management programme, which involves ‘staying within your energy limits’, for which there is little evidence for it helping, and some evidence that it doesn’t.” Source link

Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal (Revised and Expanded Edition)

Price: (as of – Details) From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Medical Medium series, a revised and expanded edition of the book that started a health revolution. Anthony William, the Medical Medium, has helped millions of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated or that doctors can’t resolve on… Continue reading Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal (Revised and Expanded Edition)

Outrage at chronic fatigue syndrome advice update pause

NICE decided to pause the final update to its advice just hours before planned publication. Source link

Munchausen by Internet: Are chronic illness influencers really faking it?

With 15m people in England alone living with a long-term condition, and numbers rising, it’s no surprise the chronically ill community has exploded online in the last few years. Celebrities like Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez and Lena Dunham are opening up about their conditions, and chronic illness influencers are attracting huge social media followings. But… Continue reading Munchausen by Internet: Are chronic illness influencers really faking it?

Chronic health issues for third in late 40s – study

About one in three has problems such as high blood pressure and mental ill health, a study suggests. Source link