Sep 072012
 
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Not too many people are familiar with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Symptoms vary between people who have ME/CFS, which can include: severe flu-like fatigue, exertion intolerance, headaches, dizziness, cognitive dysfunction, and mild to moderate symptoms of infection or allergy such as sore or scratchy throat, tender lymph nodes, low grade fever, joint and muscle aches.

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Author: Jason Hubal

Info Source: http://www.offerutah.org/cfs%20me.htm

Date: 9/7/12

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Experience with SAD

 Posted by on July 17, 2012 at 10:26 AM  Medical, Mental Health
Jul 172012
 
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For the longest time, I knew there was something wrong with me but I didn’t know what it was.  All I knew was that I was just unbelievably tired all of the time.  It started back in my teenage years when I was in high school and went until my early thirties when I finally figured it out. View Entire Article

Author: Catherine Pratt  Publication:  Life With Confidence

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Bipolar Disorder Guide

 Posted by on November 9, 2011 at 7:09 PM  Medical, Mental Health
Nov 092011
 
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Bipolar disorder causes major shifts in mood, energy, thinking, and
behavior—from the highs of mania on one extreme, to the lows of depression on
the other. But you’re not powerless when it comes to bipolar disorder. View Entire Article

Publication: Help Guide

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Sep 132011
 
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A new study released Monday shows that insulin applied daily through a special nasal spray might be a treatment that slows or stops the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. That’s hopeful news for millions facing the memory-robbing disease, because nothing has been successful at halting its awful progress. View Entire Article

Publication: MSNBC Author: Robert Bazell

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Aug 182011
 
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New research suggests the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more common in those who suffer migraines than those without migraines. Further, the risk of PTSD is greater in male migraineurs than female migraineurs.  View Entire Article

Publication:  Psych Central   Author: Rick Nauert PhD

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Jun 282011
 
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  • There is some truth to the old adage “What doesn’t kill you will make you stronger”  (even though I think that things that in fact may be killing us can still make us stronger).  After my initial diagnosis I never thought that I would ever be able to be strong again but the past 7 years have taught me that I am stronger now than I ever was.  …   View Entire Article
  • Publication: A New Kind Of Normal   

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    Jun 262011
     
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    GE and Mayo Clinic announce today that they are the recipients of a five-year, $5.7 million research grant to study and develop a dedicated MRI brain scanner to image a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders, including stroke, depression, and autism….  View Entire Article

    Publication:  CNet News  Author: 

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    Jun 162011
     
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    A protective molecule has been identified in the brain which, if used artificially, may prevent brain damage from the likes of stroke, head injury and Alzheimer’s.  View Entire Article

    Publication: Medical News Today   Author: Clare Kingston
    & Wiley-Blackwell

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    Jun 032011
     
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    Expert advice from Leslie Epstein, M.S., MFCC

    While only one person in a family may suffer from fibromyalgia the entire family is affected by it. Your family faces a troublesome time while learning to cope with the anxieties, fears and trauma produced by fibromyalgia. Thus, it is essential that the family become part of your therapeutic program. More explicitly, family support is crucial to the successful management of any chronic and painful condition.  View Entire Article

    Publication: Fibromyalgia Network   Author: Leslie Epstein

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