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The Science and Research of CFS, Fall 2005/Winter 2006 Special Issue of The CFIDS Chronicle

The Science & Research of CFS

Special double issue of
The CFIDS Chronicle
Fall 2005/Winter 2006
65 pages. $12.
Research findings, key investigators, international researchers, current best treatment practices and stories about patients and families. Online articles:
The Faces of CFS in the U.S.
Immune System Gone Haywire?
Is Sleep the Root of CFS Evil?
Is CFS a Brain Disorder?
Reproductive Issues
Clinical Care for CFS
Pharmacological Treatments for CFS
The Antidepressant Solution The Antidepressant Solution: A Step-by-Step Guide to Safely Overcoming Antidepressant Withdrawal, Dependence, and "Addiction"
by Joseph Glenmullen
(Paperback - Jan 2006)
The IBS Solution The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution
by Stephen Wangen
(Paperback - Jan 2006)
Wangen is founder of the
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Fibromyalgia What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Fibromyalgia: The Revolutionary Treatment That Can Reverse the Disease
by R. Paul St. Amand,
Claudia Craig Marek
(Paperback - Jan 2006)
THis is a new edition for 2006.
Dr. St. Amand's guaifenesin protocol for treatment of FM, CFS, IBS, & VPS

Fibromyalgia Treatment Center For more info about the guai protocol, see Guai-Support

Complete Guide to Gluten-Free and Dairy Free Cooking The Complete Guide to Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Cooking: Over 200 Delicious Recipes
by Glenis Lucas
(Paperback - Feb 2006)
A-Z Guide for Drug, Herb, and Vitamin Interactions by Alan Gaby, MD A-Z Guide to Drug- Herb- Vitamin Interactions Revised and Expanded 2nd Ed: Improve Your Health and Avoid Side Effects When Using Common Medications and Natural Supplements Together
by Alan R Gaby (Editor)
(Paperback - Feb 2006)

Water Exercises for Fibromyalgia

Water Exercises for Fibromyalgia:
The Gentle Way to Relax And Reduce Pain

by Ann A. Rosenstein
(Paperback - Mar 2006)
Oregon Re-released by Clay Renick Oregon Re-Released
by Clay Renick
(Electronic - Mar 2006)
Romance novel involving patient with CFS and a doctor running a CFS research clinic. "Dr. Julie Fox is in a fight with Chronic Fatigue. Journalist Kyle Summers goes to her for answers and for help. But insteads he finds an unexpected attraction. Then a secret and illness threaten their time together."
Patient's Guide to CFS and FM
Self Study CDs for CFIDS Self Help Course
The Patient's Guide to
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and

(Paperback - Updated 2006)
Bruce Campbell, PhD

Self-Help Course:
Self-Study Version

(Audio CD Set)
Bruce Campbell, PhD
CFIDS & Fibromyalgia Self-Help
is a non-profit that offers low-cost self-help courses via internet and other resources for people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and fibromyalgia. Has good Self-Help Articles.
The book is the completely-revised and expanded 2006 edition of the self-help course textbook. It has practical strategies, information on treatment options, techniques for controlling stress, managing emotions, exercising safely, building support and more.
FM DVD cover Fibromyalgia:
Show Me Where It Hurts

Angler Biomedical Technologies
(DVD/VHS - Mar 2006)
Producer's Website, VHS Available
The video details Patrick B. Wood, MD's, Dopamine Theory of FM.
Run Time is 37 minutes.

Adrenaline and the Inner World

Author's Contact Information
"Discussing how the body's stress systems are coordinated, and how stress, by means of adrenaline, may affect the development, manifestations, and outcomes of chronic diseases, Goldstein challenges researchers and clinicians to use scientific integrative medicine to develop new ways to treat, prevent, and palliate disease." - book jacket
Dr. Goldstein's 2002 NDRF Handbook for Patients with Dysautonomias online!

DVD - Massage Therapy for FM

Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia
by Karta Purkh
Singh Khalsa
Daniel Diamond
Jon Jeffers
Doris Scoltock-Smeltz and Sean Riehl
(DVD - April 2006)


The Woman's Belly Book

The Woman's Belly Book: Finding Your True Center for More Energy, Confidence, and Pleasure
by Lisa Sarasohn
(Paperback - Apr 2006)
"The belly and adrenals are about the 3rd or solar plexus chakra, the place of the power of self. People with CFS often mention problems with energy, confidence, and adrenal exhaustion."
 - elly

Book: Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: 7 Proven Steps for Less Pain & More Energy

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Seven Proven Steps to Less Pain And More Energy
by Fred Friedberg
(Paperback - Jun 2006)
Author/Book's CFS/FM website
Author at SUNY SB University
Publisher's page for this book
Author has CFS and is a well established researcher of FM and CFS.
See Elly's 4 star! review at Amazon - click on the book's picture.
Fred's Lecture to Group:
April 5th, 2007, in Bethesda, MD. Bring your book to be signed!

Hope and Help for CFS and FM

Hope and Help for
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

by Alison Bested
Alan C. Logan
with Russell Howe
(Paperback - Jun 2006)

To Feel Stuff Book Cover

To Feel Stuff
by Andrea Seigel
(Paperback Novel -
 Aug 2006)
Boston Globe Book Review - mentions that one of the many conditions the heroine has is lingering fibromyalgia.

Themes: love, psychic abilities, complex symptoms.  College setting.

Memory Minder Health Journal

Memory Minder
Health Journal
Wellness Diary & Symptoms Log

Memory Minder
Health Journal Website

4th Ed Prescription for Nutritional Healing

Prescription for Nutritional Healing: A Practical A-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs, and Food Supplements 4rd Ed.
by Phyllis A. Balch
(Paperback - Oct 2006)
Publisher's website

Townsend Letter Oct 2006 FM Issue

Fibromylagia: Too Tired to Go to the Ball

Townsend Letter,
the Examiner of Alternative Medicine
(October 2006 Issue)
Online articles:
Recent Progress in Clinical  Applications and Research in FM
An Elimination Diet for Fibromyalgia
FM & Classical Homeopathy
MRI Evidence of Fibromyalgia

Biology of Belief - Audio CD

The Biology of Belief:
Unleashing The Power
Of Consciousness,
Matter And Miracles

by Bruce H Lipton
(Audio CD - Nov 2006)
Author's Website:
Think beyond your genes

Townsend Letter Oct 2006 FM Issue

Living with Fibromyalgia
(DVD - Nov 2006)
A visual resource the whole family can sit down to watch together to get a baseline of information as well as hope from other patients and families in the same situation.
DYNA logo
Good for adults, too! And people with POTS, Orthostatic Intolerance, FM, CFS. MD Lecturers:
Phillip Fischer, Mayo Clinic
Blair Grubb, Medical U of OH
Julian Stewart, NY Medical College

3rd Ed, 2007: Taking Control: Living with the Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome

Taking Control:
Living with the Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome

Kristine A. Bludau-Scordo
3rd Edition
(Paperback - Nov 2006)
New edition has 100 more pages!
Excerpt from Chapter 1
Order Form
2nd Edition at Amazon

Fainting by Grubb

The Fainting Phenomenon Understanding Why People Faint and
What to do about It

Blair P. Grubb
2nd Edition
(Paperback - Dec 2006)
Practitioner's List

The Fibro Hand

The Fibro Hand
Kimberley Linstruth-Beckom
3rd Edition
Paperback - 2006
Download - 2006
61 pages
Excerpt at Author's Website

Press Release for Author's next book: FM and Sex Can Be a Pain in the Neck...and back and shoulders

Author's Blog

Riding Grace: A Triumph of the Soul

Riding Grace:
A Triumph of the Soul

by Alissa Lukara
(Paperback - Dec 2006)
Book's website:
Chronicles author's no-holds-barred 12-year quest to reclaim her life from a debilitating, presumably incurable illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), and the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
Author's site:
"A tale of abuse and recovery"
"The Power of Embracing All Life"
Audio: Readings from Riding Grace
Up Until Now

by Rodney Groenhuizen
(Dec 2006)
An autobiography - the story of the late Rod's journey of self discovery and the impact of being diagnosed with Scotopic Sensitivity Irlen Syndrome (SSIS) in 2004 at 33.  Rod believed that the undiagnosed  SSIS, affected his mental health and contributed to years of living with Depression, Panic/Anxiety, Multiple Breakdown and CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).
In News: "Book triumphs over pain"

Sacred Space by Elizabeth Bailey

'SACRED SPACE’ M.E/C.F.S. Depression, Anxiety and Stress - A Guide to Healing and Recovery
by Elizabeth Bailey
Paperback - Dec 2006
A mind, body and spiritual guidebook with a focus on balance in everyday life, about the journey and life programme that enabled the author, a reflexologist & reiki healer,  and her son to cope with, and recover from M.E./C.F.S.  Written with a positive heartfelt ‘can do’ approach to healing and recovery. Review at
Publisher's website

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