Adventures in FODMAP

I found this wonderful entry on FODMAP, a dietary plan for people with chronic digestive problems on a friend's blog and I wanted to share it. It's valuable information for anyone who struggles with IBS, gastroparesis or any similar intestinal ailment, so take a look. Much of this I had to figure out on my … Continue reading Adventures in FODMAP

Hot Weather Increases Pain in Chronic Illness

According to this article, several studies have proven that the weather does indeed affect the health of many people with chronic illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and others. Big surprise. It hasn't been "all in your head" all this time. The article also provides a few helpful hints … Continue reading Hot Weather Increases Pain in Chronic Illness

Great ME/CFS and FM Resources: ME/CVS Vereniging

ME/CVS Vereniging is an organization that gathers and disseminates information about CFS/ME and FM. They have collected and recorded over 70 videos (to date) on a wide range of topics regarding these diseases. If you join their mailing list, they also release the latest information on current research and presentations on these subjects. Here is … Continue reading Great ME/CFS and FM Resources: ME/CVS Vereniging