Entries by michaeldebiase

Relief for Chronic Fatigue Through Yoga

Richard S. Dunlap is the last person you would expect to get sick. “I used to be a bomb-proof young hero,” says Dunlap, an architect who lives in Sausalito, California. At the age of 23, he skateboarded and snowboarded professionally, bicycled avidly, and practiced yoga for at least one hour a day. “I was […]

CoQ10 for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

CoQ10, or coenzyme Q10, is a powerful antioxidant that is in most of the tissues in your body. A fair amount of research suggests that people with fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) have low levels of CoQ10. The role of coenzymes is to help convert molecules from your food into energy in […]

Bad science misled millions with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Bad science misled millions with chronic fatigue syndrome. Here’s how we fought back If your doctor diagnoses you with chronic fatigue syndrome, you’ll probably get two pieces of advice: Go to a psychotherapist and get some exercise. Your doctor might tell you that either of those treatments will give you a 60 percent chance of […]

Fight Fatigue With These 5 Quick Tips

Here’s what happens when you go from simply tired to chronically fatigued: You have trouble waking up in the morning You sleep a lot and still feel tired You feel depressed, anxious, or overly critical of yourself Your energy crashes in the middle of the day You have trouble focusing If this sounds like […]

CANARY IN A COAL MINE

Jennifer, a Harvard PhD student, was signing a check at a restaurant when she found she could not write her own name. Months before her wedding, she became progressively more ill, losing the ability even to sit in a wheelchair. When doctors told her it was “all in her head,” she picked up her […]