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.
Dr Charles Shepherd comments on the decision in England and Scotland to produce a new guideline on Post/Long-Covid Management.
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.
In response to a letter from Drs. Shepherd and Weir, NICE produced a statement about graded exercise therapy for Post-Covid management.
The Express: Coronavirus sufferers may be experiencing a “post-Covid syndrome” according to expert Dr Charles Shepherd.
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.
Paul Garner, Professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, talks about those who have not recovered from Covid-19.
Rest, Nutrition and Sleep – should be new norm working with patients with PVFS, physios urged.
“I am reading materials about pacing and CFS/ME and listening to the CFS/ME community.” Prof. Paul Garner.
Post-viral fatigue is being reported following Covid-19 infection. We explain the issue and offer best management guidance.
Evidence is mounting that Covid-19 infection might lead to instances of PVFS meaning we may see an increase in cases of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
We’ve been talking about mental health on social media. Russell explains how he’s faced up to these challenges over the years.