Jody Smith continues her review of Nova’s Patient Conference for Dr Klimas with a look at three patients who have improved significantly. “No one has ever taught me more about what to do than my patients.” So said Dr. Nancy Klimas at the Patient Conference hosted by Nova Southeastern University on January 26, 2013. This has to be one ofContinue
Facing Christmas With the ME/CFS Community at Phoenix Rising
by Jody Smith Christmas can prompt intense mixed feelings for those of us with ME/CFS. Those of us who were not stricken in our youth may have some wonderful memories of the holiday season. This can prompt anticipation and longing, accompanied by dread. Anticipation may be triggered as an automatic desire for a repeat performance of those early experiences. LongingContinue
Adrenal Fatigue: A Possible Element of ME/CFS?
By Jody Smith ME/CFS is not the only condition that the medical community can’t seem to reach a consensus about. Adrenal fatigue is another topic that raises conflicting opinions from different quarters. Is it a valid diagnosis? Is it not? Is this the paradigm of how the adrenals work? Is that paradigm closer to the truth? The debate goes on.Continue