We take issue with an editorial about the long-term effects of Long COVID in this weekend’s edition of The Lancet.
Ian Lazonby was a vet and a lawyer before glandular fever as an adult led to M.E. He talks about his experience with the condition, how he has recovered to an extent, and has accepted M.E.
We have 20 guaranteed places for the 2021 London Half-Marathon. We’re calling for all able-bodied enthusiasts to please get in touch!
In this statement we explain why we have been working to help people with Post/Long Covid and how these syndromes overlap with ME/CFS.
NICE has confirmed that the Chronic Pain Guideline and recommendations do not apply to people with a diagnosis of ME/CFS.
Paul Garner continues his BMJ Blog, explaining his experiences with Long-Covid and calls for appropriate guidance and support.
This letter is now available for anyone to download and share to help raise awareness of Post-Covid management and the similarities with M.E.
We highlight 3 studies from last week’s 6 ME/CFS research publications.
The responses from Chris Whitty at the Department of Health and Social Care and Stephen Powis at NHS England to ME Association concerns, were very disappointing.
“The NHS is urging people to exercise at a time when many, just like people with post-viral ME, need to rest, recuperate and pace themselves,” Countess of Mar.
The serious concerns expressed by the MEA about the Covid recovery guideline resulted in a reply from NHS England and an article in The Times newspaper.
Severe ME features in the two studies published this week: suggestions for healthcare improvements and CPET testing that confirms poor exercise capacity.
“It’s been a long two years coming to terms with M.E. and it’s still a work in progress.”
“I am reading materials about pacing and CFS/ME and listening to the CFS/ME community.” Prof. Paul Garner.
“I’m struggling to come to terms with the fact I was not diagnosed for so long, and am angry that I suffered needlessly for 24 years.”
A brand-new event, The Local Landmarks Challenge, opens today for people able to run in support their charity.
We hear from two champion fundraisers – one of whom is a postwoman – about how the current restrictions are affecting them.
Dr Sarah Jarvis talks The Sun through the main signs your exhaustion could actually be a symptom of ME/CFS.
When does an illness become a disease? Dr Komaroff explores what we know about the biological abnormalities in ME/CFS.