Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Links of the day 10/11/2011

  • "In a summary of the agency's work thus far, published Thursday, leaders of the Bethesda, Md.,-based program said more than half of the cases they have accepted involve undiagnosed symptoms of the brain and central nervous system. Undiagnosed disorders involving pain, psychiatric symptoms and the gastrointestinal and immune systems also cropped up more frequently. Another common category of mystery cases ended up being diagnosed as fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome."

    tags: cosmos fibromyalgia me_cfs

  • "The winter months are approaching and with them comes daylight savings time and less and less sunny days. In a lot of you, this will lead to seasonal depression. Lack of sunlight causes melatonin to drop in the body. This drop in melatonin changes the chemicals in your brain causing less serotonin and norepinephrine to be produced."

    tags: cosmos fibromyalgia depression

  • "Most of all, I’m sad that people still come up to tell me how to miraculously cure my illness that has baffled doctors at the top research hospital I go to. And my weight has nothing to do with why I’m ill. "

    tags: cosmos

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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