The ins and outs of IV access for saline to treat dysautonomia

In my last piece, I discussed practical approaches for building a case for IV saline to treat orthostatic and exertion intolerance, two primary features of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and long COVID (especially those meeting the criteria for ME/CFS). IV saline helps treat various forms of dysautonomia, including postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, orthostatic hypotension, … Continue reading The ins and outs of IV access for saline to treat dysautonomia

IV saline for dysautonomia in ME/CFS and long COVID

There are no FDA-approved treatments for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and long COVID, a problem patients are acutely aware of. Despite this shortcoming, there is one treatment that has the potential to give people with these diseases a boost in physical and cognitive function: intravenous (IV) saline. I wish people with ME/CFS and long … Continue reading IV saline for dysautonomia in ME/CFS and long COVID