Study: Oxaloacetate Reduces Chronic Fatigue and Shows Promise for ME/CFS
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Study: Oxaloacetate Reduces Chronic Fatigue and Shows Promise for ME/CFS

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), can cause sustained, extreme, and often debilitating fatigue that does not improve with rest. Currently, no approved therapies exist for those with ME/CFS.…

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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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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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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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