Keto and ME (Part I): An elevated heart rate

I am at a stage in my illness where I am scanning the horizon and asking the following question: how can I mitigate the risks involved with raging inflammation, poor sleep, and no exercise - three hallmarks of ME/CFS and huge risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer? The prospect of growing … Continue reading Keto and ME (Part I): An elevated heart rate

Marijuana as medicine for ME/CFS (Part II): Getting started with Cannabis

Here is part II of the Cannabis series over at Health Rising (here is part I). The next part in the series is written by Cort Johnson and will be a deep dive into all matters CBD. Stay tuned over at Health Rising! I hope some of the general guidelines in this article are enough … Continue reading Marijuana as medicine for ME/CFS (Part II): Getting started with Cannabis

Marijuana as medicine for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Pt I: A look behind the science

This is part I of a three-part series called "Marijuana as medicine" over at Health Rising. Part II will focus a little more on how to go about using Cannabis to manage symptoms of these two diseases. In Part III, Cort Johnson dives into the world of CBD. We may have a 4th blog on … Continue reading Marijuana as medicine for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Pt I: A look behind the science

A quick guide to 2-day CPET reports for ME/CFS

OK, so I wrote a really (overly) long piece on how to interpret a 2-day CPET report from Workwell Foundation with an eye toward understanding these documents for disability purposes. To understand something I pretty much need to delve into the science and write about it. While writing that piece certainly helped with my understanding … Continue reading A quick guide to 2-day CPET reports for ME/CFS