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"Let's Blow The Lid Off This Thing!": ME Advocacy Group initiates national media campaign by Erica Verrillo To donate to the national PR campaign  click HERE . From  ME Now Is the Time for... Read on »
A Tale of Two Meetings: CFSAC and P2P by Erica Verrillo Two important meetings are scheduled for early December: CFSAC (CFS Advisory Committee) and P2P... Read on »
Contribute to ME/CFS Research While Shopping! by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, remember you can contribute to ME/CFS research WHILE... Read on »


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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is long-term tiredness (fatigue) that does not go away with sleep, or rest, and affects everyday life. CFS is also known as ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis). Myalgia is... » Read on
The main symptom of CFS is persistent fatigue (tiredness) and exhaustion. This does not go away with sleep or rest, and limits the activities you were once capable of. Fatigue is mental as well as physical, and... » Read on
The exact cause of CFS is unknown, although there are several theories. Some people think that a viral infection, such as glandular fever, can trigger the condition. Tiredness is normal after a viral infection,... » Read on
There is no test to diagnose CFS. Many people consult their doctor thinking they have CFS, but only a small minority are diagnosed with the condition. CFS is not diagnosed in people who simply feel tired all... » Read on
There is no specific treatment for CFS. Sometimes, simply diagnosing CFS and giving advice about how to deal with it can help. CFS tends to last for months, if not years, but most people do recover, or adjust... » Read on

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