Chronic Fatigue Sydrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disorder characterized by really chronic and extreme fatigue. Tests usually will show no  underlying medical condition. The fatigue can worsen with physical or mental activity, but doesn’t improve with rest. No amount of sleep makes you feel refreshed and you often wake up feeling just as tired as when you went to sleep….

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is  a condition that mostly affects the muscles and soft tissue in your body. Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Chronic muscle pain Severe fatigue Sleep issues (insomnia or oversleeping but waking up still tired) Painful tender points or trigger points Pain that does not respond to over the counter medicines Brain Fog (memory issues and general confusion)…

Lyme Disease

Basic Facts Lyme disease is an infection caused by  a bacteria  called  Borrelia burgdorferi. It is caused by a type of bacterium called a spirochete. Infected ticks  can transmit the spirochetes to the humans and animals it bites. There are other modes of transmission too such as congenital and possible other insects. New evidence is…

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Basic Facts Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of disorders that affect connective tissues, which are tissues that support the skin, bones, blood vessels, and other organs. Defects in connective tissues cause the signs and symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which vary from mildly loose joints to life-threatening complications.(From http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/ehlers-danlos-syndrome) May is Ehlers-Danlos Syndome Awareness  Month EDS…