This leaflet has been written to help those just diagnosed with M.E. You are likely to have a lot of questions and are finding it hard to understand what the illness is all about and how you can find help. We try to answer as many of your questions as we can.
“This leaflet has been written especially to help those of you who have just
“You may have so many questions to ask and be finding it hard to understand what the illness is and how to get help.
“We try to answer as many of your questions as we can…”
Topics explored in this leaflet include:
- What is M.E.?
- Managing M.E. and getting medical help: some hints to help you cope
- Pacing and Energy Management
- Pacing Diary
- Managing Emotions
- Explaining M.E. to other people
- Getting the help you need
The ME Association telephone helpline – ME Connect – is available every day of the year, during the hours of 10am-12noon, 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm. Please phone: 0344 576 5326 if you have any questions or would simply like to talk to someone who is there to listen.
Please note this is a download. You can read it on-screen and save to your computer, phone or other device and can attach it to any email you might need to send. But you will need access to a printer if you wish it printed.