CFS/ME

Magnesium: Is Deficiency The Root Cause of Fibromyalgia, CFS/ME & More?

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  In Blog by Alyssa Reid.   According to USDA guidelines, it is believed that up to 80% of Americans are  deficient in magnesium.  When you read through the symptoms of magnesium deficiency, many of them ring true in regards to fibromyalgia and CFS/ME/SEID symptoms…So, I have to ask, is magnesium deficiency possibly the root […]

What Is ME/CFS? (From an American Viewpoint)

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      From the Solve CFS/ME Initiative.   Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), is a complex and debilitating chronic disease with a serious impact on one’s quality of life. What are the symptoms of ME/CFS? The most common symptoms of ME/CFS include post-exertional malaise (PEM), […]

The Real Experience Of ‘Fatigue’

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  From ME Research UK. Fatigue is a disabling consequence of a wide range of chronic diseases, including cancer and multiple sclerosis. It was one also of the symptoms associated with past outbreaks of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME); in his famous 1959 review of outbreaks Sir Donald Acheson described, “…a period of convalescence prolonged by fatigue, […]

PACE Trial’s ‘Sister’ Study Overlooked

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  Sasha Nimmo reports on David Tuller’s blog in #MEAction.   In his Virology blog post, David Tuller examines results of ‘sister’ to the PACE trial In 2003, when the United Kingdom (UK) Medical Research Council announced the PACE trial, they also announced the Fatigue Intervention by Nurses Evaluation (FINE) trial. Why haven’t we heard […]

Renowned Scientists Condemn PACE Study

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By Russell Logan in shoutaboutme.com   An international group of scientists has added to the growing condemnation of the PACE trial study, published in the Lancet in 2011, which has propped up poor government and clinical care policies for those with the serious neurological illness myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), sometimes called chronic fatigue syndrome. An open letter from […]

M.E., MYSELF AND I…. by Barnaby Eaton-Jones

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Hello! My name’s Barnaby Eaton-Jones, but that’s my problem. I’ve had M.E. since 1991, so that means I’ve been unwell for longer than I’ve been well. This, as you may imagine, is described by me as ‘a bit of an arse’. Which is somewhat of an understatement. So, picture the scene – a young, lithe, […]

Is There A Way Forward For CFS/ME?

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A story from Medical News Today. In 1988, a group of scientists reviewed a set of mysterious symptoms appearing in previously healthy young adults who succumbed to an unexplained, ongoing fatigue so severe that it disrupted their ordinary life. They named it chronic fatigue syndrome. Although it was not named until 1988, 19th-century physicians were already […]

Is This Why You’re Still So Tired?

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Chronic fatigue syndrome finally gets its due. By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock   Eight years ago, Ann Cavanagh Kramer was promoted to director of commercial sales at Visa. She transferred across the country to work at the company’s San Francisco Bay Area office and spent the next six months traveling to attend conferences and meet potential […]

Is it About Getting Better or NOT Getting Worse?

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Posted on November 7, 2015 by tipsforme To outline the current backdrop to this post, there’s much heated debate for and against the reliability/validity of the PACE trial methodology. The depth and details of this are beyond the scope of this blog post. The PACE Trial was a large study into CFS (ME) comparing standard […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Gains Funding, And Controversy

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An article by Miriam E Tucker People who suffer from the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome are accustomed to being dismissed by health care professionals and to only occasional mentions of their condition in the media. These past few weeks have been a notable exception, but with quite different conversations going on in the […]

Ladies, You’re Famous….It’ll Be A Calendar Next !

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  “Let’s Do It For ME” invited me to do a little piece for their take on Movember for Awareness of men’s health issues, which they’ve put out through Facebook. I hope you don’t mind, but as I made mention of our Community, the coffee morning got a mention, along with your photograph ! The […]

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