Dr Charles Shepherd explains why we have been devoting so much time and effort to covering issues relating to Post-COVID Syndromes.
Tag: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
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In response to a letter from Drs. Shepherd and Weir, NICE produced a statement about graded exercise therapy for Post-Covid management.
Severe ME features in the two studies published this week: suggestions for healthcare improvements and CPET testing that confirms poor exercise capacity.
New Statesman: For #LongCovid sufferers – around 5 per cent of those who catch the disease – debilitating symptoms drag on interminably.
The uncertainty surrounding recovery from Covid-19 is something that we hope is being discussed within the NHS and Government, but pacing and self-management remain the only options for many people.
We update our general leaflet on Covid-19 and ME/CFS and this is reproduced below along with all our range of free leaflets about the infection and lockdown.
The ME Association said many people are asking whether or not their post-Covid fatigue could be developing into ME.
“It should have been the beginnings of my life instead it was the other way around. I was to lose all my 20’s and 30’s to this illness.”
The research bulletin highlights 2 of 4 new studies about ME/CFS published in the last week.
“My husband has taken on housework, shopping, cooking and the garden so is effectively my carer.”
We are launching a new leaflet and an update to add to the range that we have published since the very beginning of the pandemic and national lockdown.
“I guess my Christian faith sustains me even though a lot of the time I feel like I’m just holding on with my fingertips.”
“The distance round the allotments is approximately 340 yards, so it should take me 14 days to reach the 2.6-mile goal,” Juan Cortlett.
Dr Charles Shepherd contributes to a new article about Covid-19 and possible Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome.
The research bulletin highlights 3 of 6 new studies into ME/CFS and we’ve provided abstracts from all 6 studies published this week.
“The link between severe viral infection and M.E. is clear, as evidenced in the previous outbreaks of SARS and Epstein Barr.”
We’d like to know how you have been coping with the Covid-19 lockdown. Please take part in the survey and Facebook discussion.
This free download provides information to help in the understanding of Myalgic Encephalopathy.
Evidence is mounting that Covid-19 infection might lead to instances of PVFS meaning we may see an increase in cases of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.