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Doctor listens to patient's stor

Show 1205: How Do Patients’ Stories Shape Their Care?

Doctors may need to listen to patients' stories more closely when the illness is complex. That attention can help with diagnosis and build trust.

woman holding head suffering from recurrent migraines
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Low Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia and Other Nasty Conditions

Chronic pain is challenging to treat. Standard therapies have drawbacks. That's why there is growing interest in low dose naltrexone for fibromyalgia.

older woman hand to head looks confused; neurological effects of COVID-19
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

How Good is Low-Dose Lithium for Chronic Fatigue?

We don't have a lot of tools for chronic fatigue syndrome or dementia. Is it possible that low-dose lithium for chronic fatigue or dementia prevention would be worth consideration?

Sad Woman Suffering From Insomnia
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Proving Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is Real

Stanford researchers have revealed new research into chronic fatigue syndrome. This devastating condition has been hard to diagnose. We may now have a test.