March 2008 e-news

Rocky Mountain
CFIDS & Fibromyalgia Association
March 2008
Infocus e-news
Next Event: Invisible Burdens: Managing Pain and Depression in FM, Lupus & Arthritis
News and Research
CFS and FMS Resource Box
Future RMCFA Events
Thank you! for helping us further education, support, awareness and advocacy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.
Tim Smith has been re-elected as President of RMCFA. Tim has a long dedicated history with RMCFA including several years as President. Please help us welcome him and volunteer!  
Your donation makes our work possible!
We need volunteers - If you are interested contact
us at






Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 8 AM to 12 Noon
Invisible Burdens:Managing Pain and Depression in Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis


  • Dr. David Collier, Chief of Rheumatology - Denver Health Medical Center
  • Dr. N. Lee Smith, Pain Management Expert, Lifetree Pain Clinic, Salt Lake City, Utah

*This event is in cooperation with Arthritis Foundation, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Lupus Foundation of Colorado, Colorado Association of Hispanic Nurses. Registration fee of $10 includes a full breakfast and all materials. Scholarships are available.


For registration and event information Click Here

News and Research


  • RMCFA featured in Prohealth article - click here
  • Taking Stock: ME/CFS Advocacy Making Headway - click here

  • Fibromyalgia: A Disorder of the Brain? - click here

  • More evidence that FM turns up sensory signal 'volume' - click here

  • Science and Legal News on Postexertional Malaise - click here

  • Study Shows Low Cortisol in Women with CFS - click here

  • Could a Common B-12 Deficiency Be Causing Your Symptoms? - click here

  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) - What Is It? - click here

  • Missouri Bill Targets Help for Fibromyalgia Patients - click here

  • Steroid for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? - click here

  • May 12, 2008 - FM awareness day - click here

  • Hypothyroidism, the Testing Controversy, and Natural Therapies - click here

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Linked to Abnormal Brain Activity - click here


    Chronic Pain Harms the Brain - click here

More News and Research


CFS and FMS Resources Box

Future Events:

May 3 - 1 PM - Discussion Meeting "Attendees Open Support Forum"
June 28 - 1 PM - Lisa Corbin, M.D., Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine, UCHSC "CAM We Talk?  Discussing Complementary and Alternative Medicine for CFS and FM"
Location: National Jewish Medical Center - 1400 Jackson St./Denver

For more event information
Your Support Is Needed!!!

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Rocky Mountain CFIDS/FMS Association
7020 E Girard Ave, #207
Denver, Colorado 80224


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