ME/CFS Diagnosis & Management in Young People -A Primer

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5474682/ Summary: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex disease that affects children and adolescents as well as adults. The etiology has not been established. While many pediatricians and other health-care providers are aware of ME/CFS, they often lack essential knowledge that is necessary for diagnosis and treatment. Many…

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7 questions about ME/CFS

 1. What is ME/CFS? Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a serious medical condition marked by extreme fatigue, pain, immune dysfunction and cognitive difficulties. 2. How does it feel to have ME? It feels like having a flu that never goes away. Everyday activities such as walking, cleaning, having a conversation…

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The science of ME – what do we know?

Breakthrough Magazine autumn 2013

From Breakthrough Magazine. There are more than four thousand scientific publications on ME, many under different names, such as postviral fatigue syndrome, ME/CFS, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome, etc. Significant progress has been made in the scientific understanding of the disease, particularly in the last 20 years, and…

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