“If you have moderate or severe ME, it will take considerable effort and thorough preparation just to get out of your house to go see your doctor. This time, however, it was not just getting out of my house in northern Ibaraki, but I had to travel all the way to Tokyo to take the Eiken Grade 1 or the uppermost level of the English proficiency test in Japan”
Scientists at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam have uncovered a possible explanation for the mental sluggishness that often accompanies illness.
For the past several years, Deborah Smith has taken a less active role in her family members’ lives due to a draining, mysterious biological disease. Smith suffers from myalgic encephalomyelitis chronic fatigue syndrome, an illness without a known cause or cure.
In this video from early April Dr. Komaroff presents an ME/CFS summary to the NiH.
On the link below Dr. Anthony Komaroff shares a brief summary of the state of current ME/CFS research.
Singer-songwriter Alice Ella describes the joy of escaping in her new single Somewhere Else.
Researchers have discovered the pharmacological drug, Naltrexone, significantly restored the function of faulty receptors associated with myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). The study can be found here.
There’s new evidence that mind-body interventions can help reduce pain in people who have been taking prescription opioids — and lead to reductions in the drug’s dose.
Lena Dunham creates awareness of EDS on Instagram.
Ana shares her thoughts and feelings for those that do not not understand chronic illness.
Source: I’m Angry – Ana Harris Writes
Marie-Josée Ménard, a teacher in Montreal, started experiencing symptoms of ME/CFS in 2010. At the time, her doctor concluded it was severe depression.
A network of Canadian scientists is trying to make up for lost time in the search for a standard diagnostic test and treatment for a debilitating, poorly understood disease that had long been dismissed as a psychological illness.