Dr. T's Health Blog (Recent Posts)

When to Use Antivirals in Fibromyalgia and CFS

Published: November 9, 2016
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I had a recent Q&A with a reader on this subject and thought it might be of general interest to many of you.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

Orthostatic Intolerance Quiz (With Link to Rowe Info Sheet)

Published: October 12, 2016

Self-report Orthostatlc Grading Scale
Mayo Clin Proc. 2005;80(3):330-334
(“Orthostatic symptoms” include worsening dizziness, fatigue, Racing heart or brain fog when standing.)

Circle 0-4 below as best applies to you.

A. Frequency of orthostatic symptoms:

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

10 Tips for Simpler, Cheaper Treatment of CFS & Fibromyalgia (2nd 5 Tips)

Published: September 27, 2016
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In my last blog post, I began a discussion of my top 10 tips for more affordable and simpler treatments for CFS and fibromyalgia. In that article I went through the 1st 5 tips on my list. In this article, I'm presenting the remaining 5.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

10 Tips for Simpler, Cheaper Treatment of CFS & Fibromyalgia Part 1 (Tips 1-5)

Published: September 13, 2016
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As a physician, treating CFS and fibromyalgia (CFS/FMS/ME) can be personally satisfying, because with proper treatment even those who are severely ill usually improve, sometimes to a complete recovery. But treatment can be remarkably complex, and both patient and practitioner can easily suffer burn out if not using the proper tools to simplify care.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

Kick Sugar Addiction World Summit 2016

Published: June 14, 2016

You're Invited! Conquer your cravings, end your overeating, and skyrocket your health!

I invite you to participate in a free online summit coming up June 20-30. Twenty-one world experts in the field of sugar addiction and sugar addiction recovery, including myself, will be speaking along with other scientists, researchers, eating disorder specialists and former sugar addicts. This event is designed to help you kick the sugar habit and find freedom from food struggles and health issues.

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

Autonomic Dysfunction in CFS and Fibromyalgia

Published: June 14, 2016
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As I've discussed before, the "energy crisis" seen in CFS and fibromyalgia triggers a malfunction in a main control center called the hypothalamus. This controls sleep, hormonal function, temperature regulation (98.6 is actually a fever in this illness), and autonomic function.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

8 Ways to Slash the Price of Your Meds

Published: June 8, 2016
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Many of you have experienced the sticker shock of filling a prescription, especially if you don’t have prescription insurance. Here are 8 ways to radically reduce your cost of meds.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Hit Kids & Teens

Published: May 10, 2016
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A large study by researchers in the U.K. has shown that CFS is not an uncommon illness among children. The study was summarized in a recent report by Rick Nauert, PhD at the website PsychCentral.

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

Prince Didn't Need to Die — The Tragic Price of Pain

Published: May 10, 2016
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As he did so often in life, Prince is once again offering us the opportunity to heal a problem that desperately needs to be fixed.

It's suspected that Prince is unfortunately one of the 15,000 Americans who die each year with prescribed narcotics being a contributing cause. He had severe hip pain that didn't go away after his hip replacement surgery. To deal with the pain, he took the narcotic Percocet. It helped, but not enough. And so he joined the 33% of Americans who suffer needlessly with pain.

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

Sleep Your Way to Skinny!

Published: January 11, 2016
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Having CFS or fibromyalgia results in an average weight gain of 32 ½ pounds. One of the main causes is not getting enough deep sleep.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome From Fatigued to Fantastic! and his newer The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution.  Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health. 

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