Sometimes I’m not sure whether to file posts under my diary or in the health conditions section. It’s been a little while since I’ve done a personal update but I had a doctor’s appointment last week and, as always, I learned something new. The other day when I said I was feeling better than ever, I wasn’t exaggerating. I no longer have the fatigue I was suffering from last year and my mind feels sharp and focused. But one thing… Read more »

*Updated 18 Feb 2016* As I progress further and further into my reading and research on MTHFR and related conditions, glutathione (GSH) keeps popping up. Having reduced levels of glutathione is associated with many diseases and health conditions, including cancer, cystic fibrosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, atherosclerosis, emphysema, asthma, ME/chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, autism, bipolar disorder and multiple sclerosis. In fact, if I hold up a list of diseases associated with reduced glutathione next to a list of diseases associated with MTHFR,… Read more »

Just as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) burdens patients and doctors with many indications, evasive causes and lack of a cure, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) baffles with its own unbearable constellation of symptoms, ineffective standard treatment protocols and multiple potential causes. Marked by chronic widespread pain, particularly that which does not seem to come from a usual source, along with an increased sensitivity to pain, millions of people (mostly women) suffer with this condition. FMS patients also struggle with severe fatigue, cognitive… Read more »