New Study Explores NAET as Possible Treatment for Autism

Researchers observed measureable improvements in autistic children who underwent NAET.

Nutritional Approaches for Beating Osteoporosis

There are excellent nutritional approaches for safely promoting increased bone density, and helping prevent osteoporosis.

Optimizing Blood Sugar Control in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

People with chronic fatigue syndrome often have difficulty regulating blood sugar (glucose), resulting in low levels in some CFS patients and elevated levels in others.

What's New in SHINE Part 1: Sleep

In this series, I discuss new developments in the SHINE Protocol--my proven effective treatment approach for CFS and fibromyalgia. This week I discuss sleep.

30 Top Tips for Treating Chronic Fatigue, FMS When All Else Fails Part 3 of 3

In this 3-part series, I discuss 30 treatments that can be very helpful in stubborn CFS and fibromyalgia cases. Part 3 focuses on hidden infections.

30 Top Tips for Treating CFS and FMS When All Else Fails (Part 2 of 3)

In this 3-part series, I discuss 30 treatments that can be very helpful in stubborn CFS and fibromyalgia cases. Part 2 focuses on hormonal support and nutritional therapies.

30 Top Tips for Treating CFS: FMS When All Else Fails (Part 1 of 3)

In this 3-part series, I discuss 30 treatments that can be very helpful in stubborn CFS and fibromyalgia cases. In part 1, we recheck the basics.

Iodine Deficiency - An Old Epidemic Is Back

A new epidemic of iodine deficiency has occurred. And it's bringing a lot more than goiters with it. Fatigue? Pain? Weight gain? Breast cysts or tenderness? In this blog post I'll tell you why you might be at risk for an iodine deficiency, what it might be doing to your health - and an easy way to protect yourself.

Maybe It's NOT Alzheimer's

According to a new study, most people diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease don't even have it! Instead, they have other problems that were missed - and could have been treated if simply looked for.

New Law Makes Health Legal!

New Hampshire's state motto "Live Free or Die" is a fitting one as is revealed in a recent news report about Lyme disease and America's dysfunctional health care system.

Are Cholesterol Medications a Scam?

A recent government report showed that an astounding 25% of Americans aged 45 and older take statins, compared to only 2% in 1994. Yet recent analysis of research suggests statins may not provide the benefit we're led to believe.

Eat Less Salt—and Die?

I'm being sarcastic, right? The official health wisdom--the wisdom everybody knows is right (because all the top health officials repeat it over and over again)--is that if you "restrict" the salt in your diet, you'll live longer. But is this true?

Optimizing Blood Sugar Control in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

People with chronic fatigue syndrome often have difficulty regulating blood sugar (glucose), resulting in low levels in some CFS patients and elevated levels in others.

Is Autism Related to CFS and Fibromyalgia?

I suspect all three have related underlying processes and, given a specific genetic makeup, the very same processes that trigger CFS and fibromyalgia in adults can trigger autism in children.

Brain Fog in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Brain fog in people with CFS can be very severe and even frightening, leaving them concerned that they are developing Alzheimer's. But they're not. CFS brain fog is when you keep forgetting where you left the keys - Alzheimer's is when you forget how to use the keys!

Exciting New Discovery in Treating CFS & Fibromyalgia

New research suggests that statins might have a very helpful antiviral effect at high dose, and they may even hold promise as an effective new treatment for CFS and fibromyalgia if special (and simple) natural precautions are added in.

Pelvic Pain in Men

Pelvic pain is common in the public in general, but especially common in those with CFS & fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, many patients are embarrassed to bring these up at their doctor visits and even when they do, physicians are often unfamiliar with these problems.

XMRV Update, Plus - A Possible New Treatment

A new study is out this week in the Journal of Virology, done by researchers I respect from the University of Utah, Fatigue Consultation Clinic, and ARUP Laboratories. The study was well done and did not find XMRV present in CFS patients.

7 Tips When Getting a Second Medical Opinion

If you're received a serious medical diagnosis, you should consider seeing another physician for a second opinion. Not because you shouldn't trust your first doctor, but because you need to become as informed on your illness as possible and different points of view can help you in considering your options for treatment.

Parenting When You Have Fibromyalgia

Feeling like they can't be there for their children is one of the hardest things many women with fibromyalgia fear. But I have found in my practice that having fibromyalgia actually results in closer and very loving relationships with kids.

Treating Hair Loss in CFS and Fibromyalgia

Hair loss or thinning is a common and important issue, especially in those who have chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia.

Five Common "No No's" for People with Fibromyalgia

There are common mistakes that many of us make in our lifestyles. But some can be particularly problematic in those with fibromyalgia. Do any of these sound like you?

PACE Study May As Well Say Cancer Is All in Your Mind

By now, many of you have heard news reports about the PACE study out of the UK, suggesting that cognitive behavioral therapy and exercise could cure chronic fatigue syndrome,and "proving" that the illness is all in people's minds. Understandably infuriating - and about on par scientifically as news reports about space aliens making Lindsay Lohan pregnant!

The Importance of Fish Oil to Your Health

If you suffer from depression, poor memory or a number of other conditions, there's a good chance that you suffer from omega-3 deficiency and would benefit from adding fish oil to your diet.

Eight Great Cold and Flu Cures!

With cold and flu season upon us, and standard medicine having "no cure for the common cold," it is good to know that our herbal "medicine cabinet" has many helpful tools.

Five Health Tips for People Over 45

Here are 5 quick energy and pain-relief tips that can help those of you who are over 45  feel great!

Alcohol, in Moderation, May Help You Lose Weight and Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack

In moderation, many of the foods and behaviors  commonly held to be bad for you can in fact be quite healthy, including having an alcoholic beverage now and then.

Update on XMRV in CFS

Though research continues to show mixed findings, several more studies have shown positive for XMRV in CFS, including two in Europe (Spain and Norway). This suggests that the key is proper testing technology.

Listen to Podcast — Dr. T Discusses Sugar Addiction

Have you ever realized how much sugar is hidden in many of the common foods people eat each day? Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D shares his cutting edge program to address sugar addiction and its causes ranging from adrenal fatigue, candida, PMS, poor sleep and more.

Magnesium for Pain Relief

Clinical experience, as well as research in nerve pain conditions such as pancreatic cancer, has shown that magnesium can be an effective treatment for pain. Although it is clear why magnesium can decrease muscle pain (it makes muscles relax), why it would help nerve pain was less clear. A new study on rats to be printed in The Journal of Physiology confirms our clinical experience that magnesium decreases nerve pain — while also pointing to how it works.

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