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 »

It’s that time of year in our household: time to visit the dentist. This year we started seeing a different kind of dentist. Biological dentists differ from traditional dentists in a number of important ways: A biological dentist looks at the teeth and oral tissues as part of the whole human body. What happens in your mouth is indicative of other systemic dysfunction and the procedures and materials used in treating dental problems affect the rest of the body as… Read more »

Back in August I talked a little about my very unpleasant appointments with one of the reproductive endocrinologists (REs) I saw this year. What I haven’t shared is the wonderful RE experience I had over the last couple of months with a different one. It may sound harsh, but I’m going to refer to these two as Dr. Good and Dr. Bad. Because some of these REs really do their patients a disservice and deserve to have their motives questioned…. Read more »