Action CIND is Working to Raise Awareness for Fibromyalgia, ME, and Related Conditions
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Action CIND is Working to Raise Awareness for Fibromyalgia, ME, and Related Conditions

Action CIND is a charity which strives to raise awareness for chronic immunological and neurological, or CIND, diseases. The organization was founded by Alison Rae, who lives with myalgic encephalomyelitis…

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Patient Story: Jan Rothney Makes the Connection Between Long COVID and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Patient Story: Jan Rothney Makes the Connection Between Long COVID and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

According to a recent article, the author of the novel Breaking Free, Jan Rothney, shares the connections she has discovered between chronic fatigue syndrome and long covid. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome…

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A Teacher in the UK With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis was Advised to Exercise for Rapid Recovery
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A Teacher in the UK With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis was Advised to Exercise for Rapid Recovery

  Many in the medical profession believed that the road to rapid recovery in myalgic encephalomyelitis was through exercise. Eighty-two-year-old Veronica Jones of Gloucestershire, UK believes that the advice given…

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This Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Patient is Returning to the Workplace
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This Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Patient is Returning to the Workplace

According to a story from BBC, 28 year old Saskia James has struggled with myalgic encephalomyelitis (also called chronic fatigue syndrome) for years, which began with the onset of seizures…

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Patient Story: Breaking the Stereotypes Around ME

According to a recent article, 82-year-old Veronica Jones is working to break the laziness stigma that surrounds a myalgic encephalomyelitis diagnosis. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME),…

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Measuring HRV Shows Delayed Exercise Recovery in ME/CFS
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Measuring HRV Shows Delayed Exercise Recovery in ME/CFS

For the first time, a team of researchers measured heart rate variability (HRV) in those with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) to understand how the autonomic nervous system (ANS) responded…

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A Study of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Its Relationship to Enteroviruses

 Frontiers In Medicine recently published a critical review by Maureen Hanson and Adam O’Neal of Cornell University’s Department of Biology and Genetics. The authors searched for the cause of myalgic…

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Here’s Why Long COVID is Shedding Light on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Women
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Here’s Why Long COVID is Shedding Light on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Women

  According to a recent article at MSN.com, chronic fatigue syndrome is finally receiving the attention it needs after long COVID sufferers experience similar symptoms. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Myalgic encephalomyelitis…

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Are Physicians Holding On to an Outdated Belief About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

According to a recent article in The Faculty Lounge, the opinion of its co-authors is that the long-held belief about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is seriously outdated. ME/CFS is…

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These Words Are Not Helpful: “Your Test Results are Negative. You Are No Doubt Imagining Most of Your Pain”
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These Words Are Not Helpful: “Your Test Results are Negative. You Are No Doubt Imagining Most of Your Pain”

  The patient sitting in front of this physician was later diagnosed with severe chronic fatigue syndrome (myalgic encephalomyelitis or ME/CFS). But for now, the patient had to endure humiliation…

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Understanding COVID-19 Long-Haulers Can Help Us Better Understand Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Understanding COVID-19 Long-Haulers Can Help Us Better Understand Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

As we've learned more about individuals facing long-term symptoms from COVID-19, we have heard more and more about how it mimics other chronic conditions. For instance, those suffering from chronic…

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Research On COVID-19 Could Help Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients
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Research On COVID-19 Could Help Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

We know that COVID-19 leaves some with long-lasting symptoms. In fact, we are beginning to discover the connection between the respiratory virus and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Now, CFS patients…

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Study Describes PEM Warning Signs in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
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Study Describes PEM Warning Signs in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

According to a post on WAMES (Working for ME in Wales), a recent study used a retrospective analysis to identify potential warning signs for a characteristic symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis…

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COVID-19 Long Haulers are Now Being Diagnosed With Conditions like POTS and CFS

It's no secret that COVID-19 can cause lingering symptoms, some of which persist for months. In fact, there is a name for those who deal with the lasting symptoms of…

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Study Shows COVID-19 Long-Haulers Mimic Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Over Time
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Study Shows COVID-19 Long-Haulers Mimic Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Over Time

COVID-19 long-haulers, now called Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection, or PASC, have often been compared to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). However, there wasn't a study directly comparing these two…

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