Archive for January, 2008

ME and FMS">Responses to various comments about ME and FMS

Some of the com­ments are pretty old by now, but there are cer­tain themes that come back, over and over again. I’ve decided to answer them once, and that’s it. ME and FMS are not “lifestyle” dis­eases. Researchers have found genetic, neu­ro­log­i­cal and car­di­o­log­i­cal anom­alies, so get off that blame-the-victim bull­shit. We know bet­ter. We’ve […]

January 23, 2008 · cyn · 8 Comments
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Working?

I’m work­ing on a new pod­cast episode. Really! And I’d like very much to hear from you. Are you work­ing? Have you had to change any­thing about work since devel­op­ing a chronic ill­ness? Have any of you gone back to work after tak­ing some time off? Any­body will­ing to be inter­viewed? Thanks!

January 22, 2008 · cyn · 4 Comments
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Pain cures for women; Migraines from low-energy light bulbs

I’ve had these two sto­ries book­marked to post here for a bit, so it seems past time for me to actu­ally do it. The best new pain cures, with a focus on women Many women have a tough time find­ing the right kind of relief for their pain –and for good rea­son: Until recently, experts hadn’t actually […]

January 9, 2008 · cyn · 2 Comments
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