Archive for the ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’ Category

FMS/CFW Awareness Day!">Whoops! Yesterday was FMS/CFW Awareness Day!

I intend­ed to post and maybe even try to get a pod­cast out, but end­ed up using my ener­gy to do an inter­view with a reporter. I don’t know when the piece will come out (it wasn’t for aware­ness day–that was just an amus­ing coin­ci­dence), but I’ll let you know when/if I hear any­thing. She […]

May 13, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · No Comments
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FMS at PostSecret">FMS at PostSecret

Did any­one else see this at Post­Se­cret today? I was made aware of it by a post to .1 Reac­tions there are fair­ly neg­a­tive, because so many of us have had bad expe­ri­ences with peo­ple who think we’re malin­ger­ing. I have mixed feel­ings, though. I don’t exact­ly share the sen­ti­ments expressed in the piece, but […]

March 23, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 3 Comments
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FMS and CFS/ME?">Cortisol and FMS and CFS/ME?

There’s been a lot of buzz over the past week about a study pub­lished in the Jour­nal of Chron­ic Fatigue Syn­drome that sug­gests treat­ing fibromyal­gia and ME/CFS with cor­ti­sol (a steroid), based on the fact that most patients have low cor­ti­sol lev­els. I do not have access to that pub­li­ca­tion, but would like to point […]

March 22, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 5 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 […]

January 9, 2008 · Cyn Armistead · 2 Comments
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The Syndrome Syndrome

My good­ness. I think some­body over at Home on the Strange might have encoun­tered one of those peo­ple who makes life so hard for those of us who real­ly have invis­i­ble dis­abil­i­ties! Go on over and read the com­ic. I don’t want to spoil the sur­prise!

April 4, 2007 · Cyn Armistead · 4 Comments
Posted in: Attitude, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Education, Fibromyalgia