Joining the Dots in POTS, Migraine and Fibromyalgia Discussion Document. One of the safest aspects about modern medicine is its conservatism, and the need to work within accepted and proven guidelines. It is a safeguard against enthusiastic or entrepreneurial management, and usually protects against unsafe and dangerous practices. But its focus is usually … Continue reading Joining the dots in POTS, Migraine and Fibromyalgia
My Journey Around 20 years ago, I was fortunate to meet, and later work with, one of the great pioneers in food related disease, the allergist Dr Mervyn Garrett. For decades, he has been able to prove the relationship between types of food to diseases such as eczema, irritable bowel, colic, reflux, and many more. … Continue reading My Journey
Aortic root and arch dilatation. Preliminary studies suggest a link between aortic root and arch dilatation with thoracic outlet vein compression, the MTHFR mutation, as well as hypermobility syndromes. At present we are investigating the hypothesis that catecholamine and/or inflammatory responses and baroreceptor signaling from vascular compression syndromes, particularly thoracic outlet syndrome are … Continue reading Aortic root and arch dilation
Migraine remains a poorly understood disease, and with this the management traditionally is frequently unsatisfactory. Migraine headaches are characterized by a throbbing or pounding pain, and are classically located on one side of the head, although they can occur all over.
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common yet generally poorly understood syndrome characterized by diffuse chronic pain accompanied by other symptoms such as fatigue, poor sleep and stiffness, often in the absence of any obvious disease or pathology.