“M.E. is a stealthy thief; it creeps into your life and steals whatever it can. It has stolen a wife, a mummy, and a strong and independent woman.”
We provide a summary of the feedback received from people with ME/CFS who have had the vaccine or who have tried to get the vaccine as a priority.
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We have a new free leaflet on this year’s Flu Vaccination, and a Website Poll asking you about any reactions you might have had to the vaccine.
Dr Shepherd answers a question about the pneumonia vaccine and provides the information you need to make an informed decision.
The information in this new guide should be of help to people when managing post-Covid fatigue syndrome and post-Covid ME/CFS.
We will shortly be updating our free leaflet on the Flu Vaccine and M.E. But we hope this information proves helpful in the meantime.
Having a consultant physician as part of a ME/CFS clinical team is essential. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the best NHS services in the country.
During the covid-19 lockdown, have you felt confident in the NHS’s ability to provide appropriate care and support as a person with ME/CFS?
“I hope that one day I will be able to use my lost years to help others by raising awareness of the plight of those living with M.E.”
“It’s been a long two years coming to terms with M.E. and it’s still a work in progress.”
“There is still such a stigma attached to M.E. that I rarely talk about it even if people ask – I’m worried by their reaction.”
“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.”
“I’ve got steadily worse, less and less able to work, missing out on all social outings, not able to take holidays due mainly to lack of finances…”
The online course can be taken by anyone with a professional interest in ME/CFS and will hopefully increase awareness and understanding.
Dr Charles Shepherd contributes to a new article about Covid-19 and possible Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome.
What is your relationship like with your GP? Dr Shepherd will use the feedback we receive when talking with NICE and will also help answer questions on MEA Facebook this week.
Catherine Allen, 22, was initially told she was just tired like most teenagers until she was diagnosed