Ask the Doctor
A joint project with Dr. Charles Lapp, well-known CFS & FM physician and director of the Hunter-Hopkins Center in Charlotte.
Ask the Doctor provides an opportunity to get questions about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia answered by an authority on the two conditions. Dr. Lapp has treated CFS and FM patients for over 25 years. The clinic he directs is one of the few medical practices in the United States to specialize in CFS and FM.
What about HBOT: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?
Q: Mary V. asks: “What do you think about this? Is there any danger in trying it?”
A: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been shown to be helpful for PWCs provided it is administered in a “solid chamber.” The problem is that the relief is short lived ...
Does "Brain Fog" Ever Go Away?
Q: Adam W. asks about cognitive problems: “Does the ‘brain fog’ or ‘spaced out’ symptom of CFS ever resolve?"
A: As with most CFS symptoms, cognitive dysfunction waxes and wanes.... The good news is that cognition improves as one recovers from CFS...