The Giardia ‘Syndrome’ Strikes: Norwegian Studies Suggest ‘Minor Bugs’ May Commonly Trigger …

by Cort Johnson “Other patients suffer a severe, long lasting illness, for which treatment is ineffectual, and even after the parasite has finally been eliminated, some sequelae persist, affecting quality of life and continuing to cause the patient discomfort or pain” (LJ Robertson et al, 2010) Giardia is an interesting bug. Perhaps the most common intestinal parasite in developing areas,


Memorial Service for Rich Van Konynenburg: Nov 18

Forum member RivkaRivka extends an invitation to members of the ME/CFS, Lyme and MCS communities to join together in a teleconference to say “Thank you; We love you; Goodbye” to Rich Van Konynenburg. All are invited to the ME/CFS, Lyme and MCS community’s Memorial Service for Rich Van Konynenburg on November 18, 2012   On Sunday, November 18, 2012, please

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Help win $100,000 for Medical Equipment for a new Chronic Diseases Clinic in Vancouver. Vote every day until Monday 9am PST, 6pm UK. The Aviva Community Fund Contest is open for Canadian projects and international voters – anyone in the world can vote – and your vote is urgently needed daily until Monday at 12 noon Toronto time (9AM PST, 6