Reviving the Broken Marionette

The book contains information about treating the following symptoms, comorbidities and related conditions of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and fibromyalgia.

  • fatigue/malaise/asthenia
  • cognitive problems ("brainfog/fibro fog")
  • muscle weakness
  • exercise intolerance
  • stress intolerance
  • tiredness
  • fever
  • chronic pain
  • lymph node swelling and pain (lymphodynia/lymphadenopathy)
  • dyspnea
  • allergies (including chronic urticaria)
  • multiple chemical sensivity
  • bladder problems (including interstitial cystitis)
  • irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • GERD (acid reflux)
  • restless legs (RLS)
  • neurologic symptoms
  • vertigo
  • orthostatic hypotension/neurally mediated hypotension (NMH) and other dysautonomias
  • headaches (of several types)
  • migraines
  • epileptic seizures
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • insomnia and other sleep problems
  • sexual problems
  • cardiac symptoms
  • tender points
  • muscle stiffness and spasms
  • poor circulation
  • temperature instability
  • nasal congestion
  • chronic bacterial infections
  • chronic viral infections
  • chronic fungal infections (including candida)
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • immune dysfunction
  • weight loss
  • weight gain
  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • nausea
  • endometriosis
  • sleep apnea
  • hair loss
  • menstrual problems
  • tinnitus
  • trigger points/myofascial pain syndrome (MPS)
  • chronic Lyme disease
  • Gulf War syndrome (GWS)

The book does not focus on treating individual symptoms and most treatments can help several symptoms or give global improvement.

There is also information about treating e.g. the following:

  • chronic fatigue, cancer fatigue and opioid-induced fatigue
  • HIV/AIDS
  • multiple sclerosis
  • lupus (SLE)
  • other autoimmune diseases
  • asthma
  • bipolar disorder
  • hypothyroidism
  • cancer
  • tinnitus
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • autism
  • chronic pain in general