Tag Archives: brain fog

American Red Cross Will Not Accept Blood from Donors with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

       Last Friday, the American Red Cross announced  that it will not allow those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to donate blood .  The reasoning was to lower the risk of tramsmitting the (XMRV)  – the xenotropic murine leukemia virus.  Even … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be Your Own Patient Advocate

Adrenal fatigue falls into a broad category of non-specific symptoms that doctors have a hard time understanding, and if they cannot offer a specific diagnosis, many physicians will assume that the patient is seeking attention or is a hypochondriac. Patients … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dr. Oz and Adrenal Fatigue

September 2010, Dr. Oz invited two doctors to discuss adrenal fatigue in a segment that focused on “Extreme Exhaustion”.  It was a controversial discussion where Dr. Robert Vigersky, member of the Endocrine Society, stated that there is no scientific evidence … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What Could Cause the Unrelenting Fatigue of Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

The name Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome brings to mind immediately that it is just your adrenal glands that are tired or fatigued.  However, a major problem and very common with the syndrome is hypoglycemia, more often known as low blood sugar. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Saliva Testing for Adrenal Fatigue

Medical doctors rely on laboratory tests which can be contradictory or confusing. Traditional medical doctors can order testing for adrenal fatigue by blood tests; however under-diagnosing is a problem. Saliva testing, which is recognized by the National Institutes of Health … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dear Jennifer…………

Dear Jennifer, I believe there are no coincidences in the universe.  It was such a happy day to receive and read your book ALL IN MY MIND?  Like you, I had several large (by anyone’s standards) stressful events occur in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It May Have Been Easier to Dismiss Me Than to Look for Zebras

A few weeks after the birth of my second child, I felt terrible – as if I were dying.  My OBGYN patted my knee and said, “Typical case of postpartum depression.  You’ll get over it.” A few months later, I was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adrenal Fatigue…Stress-Related Conditions Not All in Your Head

http://chroniclenwi.com/2010/08/18/stress-related-conditions-not-all-in-your-head/

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adrenal Fatigue and Forty Ways to Respond to Negative People

I had a Great Aunt Agnes who always advised that there were forty ways to respond to a negative comment or situation, and the responses were with just one word – “Oh”.  You just use different inflections – oh, OH! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Great Chronic Pain blog! Great support!

http://chronicpaininformation.blogspot.com/ Managing Chronic Pain RSD – Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy / CRPS – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome A Great Read! “All in My Mind” by Jennifer Busch I had the opportunity to speak with Jennifer Busch, the author of “All in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment