Long Covid: Warning Over Combining ME Treatment


By Claire Smyth in The Mirror.


Charities that support people with ME have warned against combining new specialist treatment for the condition with proposed services for long Covid.

The Health and Social Care Board is developing plans to help those still experiencing long-term health issues months after being unwell with Covid.

Some of the debilitating symptoms are similar to those reported by people with ME.

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a chronic neurological condition.

The health board confirmed it was looking at the possibility of running ME specialist clinics alongside clinics for people with chronic fatigue symptoms “such as are experienced by some patients following Covid”.


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