This week 6 new studies about ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia were published including a small study from Canada that made the news…
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.
Dr Charles Shepherd wrote a piece for The Virginia Waters Magazine where he shared his insights into Post-Long Covid-19.
Carol Monaghan has tabled an Early Day Motion that we would like you to encourage your own MPs to support. A template email is included for you to use.
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.
“Having M.E. robs us of just about everything, but not the ability to be supportive or kind. We are a community, and it should be us against the world not us against each other.”
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.
“Too often we see fractures within the ME/CFS Community that are causing incredible damage to the very people who are on our ‘team’.”
Paul Garner, Professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, talks about those who have not recovered from Covid-19.
“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.”
“I am reading materials about pacing and CFS/ME and listening to the CFS/ME community.” Prof. Paul Garner.
In this month’s website survey we’re asking how your M.E. has affected your health over the last year.