What is ME CFS?

How to support someone with chronic fatigue syndrome

How to Support Someone with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Let me start off by saying it’s not just the people with chronic fatigue syndrome, or any chronic illness for that matter, that suffer. Those closest to them suffer too. It must be really hard, and really frustrating, to see the person you love struggling. I imagine it’s hard to know what to do to […]

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The Spoon Theory Explained

The Spoon Theory Explained

In today’s post I want to explain The Spoon Theory, first created by Christine Miserandino. Read her original explanation here.

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Getting Diagnosed with ME CFS

Getting diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME CFS)

It sounds strange to say I was relieved to be diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (ME CFS). Why be relieved to be told you’ve got a chronic illness that has no cure and no universal treatment? (Please be wary of those sites that offer a “cure” in exchange for vast sums of money.) Why be […]

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What is chronic fatigue syndrome

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME CFS)?

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a long-term, debilitating condition characterised by a combination of symptoms related to the immune, neurological and nervous systems. It is classed as a neurological condition by the World Health Organisation (G93.3). Each person with M.E./CFS will have a different combination of symptoms individual to them.

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