Tag: Fibromyalgia

Probiotics and Mental Health: A Review of Human Studies

As regular readers of this blog know, one of my particular areas of interest is the relationship of the gut biome to mental health, including memory and cognition. Very early on, if you remember, I told you the story of losing my grandmother to… Continue Reading “Probiotics and Mental Health: A Review of Human Studies”

Fibromyalgia and the Bacterial Microbiome

A couple of weeks ago, I asked all of you to let me know if there are topics of particular interest to them.  I’ll be covering a number of these suggestions in the next few weeks.  Thanks for all your feedback and keep it… Continue Reading “Fibromyalgia and the Bacterial Microbiome”

Probiotics for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia? Probably, but the Science Isn’t Yet There

As regular readers know, I’m always on the lookout for “things you can do now.”  I’m especially happy then when actual clinical trials happen as we can get some idea of the effectiveness of treatments.  About 18 months ago, a paper was published reviewing… Continue Reading “Probiotics for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia? Probably, but the Science Isn’t Yet There”

Fibromyalgia: Yet Another Biome Related Illness

I’ve written before about recent findings that alterations in the gut bacteria are associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), which is closely related to fibromyalgia.  For those of you unfamiliar, the symptoms of fibromyalgia include wide spread body pain, fatigue, impaired sleep, potentially cognitive… Continue Reading “Fibromyalgia: Yet Another Biome Related Illness”

Dysbiosis, Fibromylagia (and Chronic Fatigue)…and Me

As many of you may know, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is thought to be  closely related to fibromyalgia… and as someone who suffers from the latter, any news on these two illnesses is near and dear to me. Inspired by the d-lactate findings I… Continue Reading “Dysbiosis, Fibromylagia (and Chronic Fatigue)…and Me”