Are Physicians Holding On to an Outdated Belief About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?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co-authors is that the long-held belief about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is seriously outdated.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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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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Long COVID/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Continues to Receive Criticism from Psychiatrists
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Long COVID/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Continues to Receive Criticism from Psychiatrists

According to a story from insidesources.com, many in the chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis community has been very grateful for the news that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has committed…

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“Long COVID” Has Brought New Attention to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
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“Long COVID” Has Brought New Attention to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

According to a story from PR Newswire, Solve M.E. is gathering virtually on Capitol Hill for its 5th Annual Advocacy Week, starting April 19th. A record number of people are…

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Sitting Position Linked to Reduced Cerebral Blood Flow in Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
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Sitting Position Linked to Reduced Cerebral Blood Flow in Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating condition in which the affected patient has overwhelming fatigue that does not improve even…

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Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Dysautonomia May Have Treatable Underlying Autoimmune Disease
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Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Dysautonomia May Have Treatable Underlying Autoimmune Disease

by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complicated and debilitating condition in which affected individuals are unable to perform their daily activities…

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Gulf War Illness and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Show Distinct Brain Differences, Contrary to Previous Theories
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Gulf War Illness and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Show Distinct Brain Differences, Contrary to Previous Theories

by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy Gulf war illness (GWI) is a chronic condition that is considered multi-symptomatic, meaning there are a wide range of chronic and acute…

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New Study Pioneers Method to Measure Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Severity
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New Study Pioneers Method to Measure Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Severity

A recent study published in the Journal of Translational Medicine describes an accurate and objective approach that aims to evaluate the severity of myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome. This…

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New NIH Study Explores PEM Symptoms in ME/CFS
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New NIH Study Explores PEM Symptoms in ME/CFS

  For patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), post-exertional malaise (PEM) can be extremely debilitating and disruptive. PEM occurs when symptoms worsen or become more severe within 12-48 hours…

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Studies from UCSF Offer New Perspective on Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Studies from UCSF Offer New Perspective on Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  Researchers discovered surprising results after performing new studies of chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM). According to a report by Cort Johnson in HealthRising, the new studies give…

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Study Discovers Method to Improve Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Symptoms
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Study Discovers Method to Improve Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Symptoms

According to a study on biorxiv.org, a method called intranasal mechanical stimulation (INMES) appeared effective in reducing symptoms associated with myalgic encephalomyelitis (also called chronic fatigue syndrome) by around 30…

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COVID-19 and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis? Dr. Fauci Points Out Connections
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COVID-19 and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis? Dr. Fauci Points Out Connections

According to a story from meaction.net, Dr. Anthony Fauci was recently asked a question about what was being done to address so-called COVID-19 "long haulers," and their potential risk of…

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The World’s Largest Genetic Study of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is About to be Launched

According to a recent article in The Guardian, funding received from the NIHR and Medical Research Council will facilitate the launch of the largest genetic study of chronic fatigue syndrome…

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Latest Published Research
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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Latest Published Research

The ME Association has recently published its latest weekly "research roundup" for the week of April 17th. This includes the latest research related to myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as…

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Catherine’s Story: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Makes Her Constantly Tired
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Catherine’s Story: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Makes Her Constantly Tired

For a long time, Catherine Allen went without a diagnose to explain the myriad of symptoms that she experienced. Doctors dismissed her experiences as common feelings in teenagers, when in…

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A Patient Registry is Critical for Advancing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Research
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A Patient Registry is Critical for Advancing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Research

According to a story from meaction.net, Jaime Seltzer, the Director of Scientific and Medical Outreach at #MEAction, recently spoke at the Third Annual Working Group Meeting on the Molecular Basis…

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The Challenge: He is A Father, A Caregiver and A Scientist Trying to Save his Son and Others With ME/CFS or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  Ron Davis and his gene-sequencing technologies were mentioned years ago in The Atlantic alongside Elon Musk (SpaceX) and Jeff Bezos of Amazon fame. Since then, Davis has amassed over…

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