Graded Exercise Therapy

Dancers & CBT/GET-Realness

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    By Anil van der Zee.   As a dancer I have been surprised by the treatments I’ve received for my disease Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. I want to share my opinion from a dancer’s perspective. What do other professional ballet dancers think about the treatments and the current care that’s being offered to ME patients??   […]

Missing More: Exercise To Keep Job

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From Missing More. Brett’s experience from Australia illustrates the global impact of UK graded exercise therapy and related research. It also shows the immense pressure that people with ME are under to comply with exercise regimes: When I first was diagnosed with ME, I was told that the illness was psychosomatic and that I had […]

Missing More: Graded Exercise Therapy Ruined Me

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    From Stop GET.Org.   Sometimes we hear people say that the harm caused by graded exercise therapy must be because patients don’t follow instructions, perhaps they push themselves beyond the advice or the advice is passed on incorrectly. The personal story that Clark tells here is important because it illustrates that even carefully […]

Missing More: Refusing GET (Graded Exercise Therapy) Harm

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      From Stop Graded Exercise Therapy.   Missing More after graded exercise therapy is a series of posts from the perspective of people with ME for ME Awareness Month (May). If you have a story to share about exercise and ME see this post for instructions about how to contribute. Graded Exercise Therapy […]

Missing More: Graded Exercise Therapy Ruined Me

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    From the Stop Graded Exercise Campaign.   Missing More after graded exercise therapy is a series of posts from the perspective of people with ME for ME Awareness Month (May). If you have a story to share about exercise and ME see this post for instructions about how to contribute. Sometimes we hear people […]

Worse Than The Disease

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    From Undark. After living in Oklahoma for 40 years, Nita and Doug Thatcher retired in 2009 to the Rust Belt city of Lorain, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb that hugs Lake Erie. When Nita needed to find a new primary care doctor, a friend recommended someone from the Cleveland Clinic. Nita knew the institution’s reputation for […]

UK And Global Petition: It’s Time To Stop Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) Trials For ME/CFS

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    After months of hard work from #MEAction, #MEAction Network UK, and many others including advocates, government officials, lawyers, and PACE experts, a group of concerned global citizens have crafted a petition to the UK government to stop graded exercise therapy trials in ME/CFS.  If this petition reaches 10,000 signatures from UK citizens, its […]

US Neuroscientist Says Exercise Is A Noxious Stimulus That Worsens Symptoms Of ME/CFS

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    By Penny Swift in The Argus Report.   A highly regarded American neuroscientist who has researched CFS for more than a decade, has decried media reports based on The Lancet Psychiatry’s recent scientific article that claims graded exercise therapy (GET) is an effective treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). The Lancet Psychiatry report, […]

US Neuroscientist Says Exercise Is A Noxious Stimulus That Worsens Symptoms Of ME/CFS

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  By Penny Swift in The Argus Report.   A highly regarded American neuroscientist who has researched CFS for more than a decade, has decried media reports based on The Lancet Psychiatry’s recent scientific article that claims graded exercise therapy (GET) is an effective treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). The Lancet Psychiatry report, published […]

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