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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Also known as ME - Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

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    CFS/ME Introduction and Resources

    This is a discussion where users can post their signs and symptoms, treatments, history etc. There is also a list of useful resources links etc below. If any user has any suggestions about additions to this please send me a Private Message rather than replying here or trying to post links in this thread....

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  • Sudden Muscle weakness, Joint cracking and popping?

    My age is 29, from the last 4-5 months I have been experiencing strange symptoms. All my joints are cracking, muscles are weakening day by day. It appears that the Flesh beneath skin is vanishing. Sometimes I feel mild pain while moving my joints. Mild nausea, previously I had bowel movement once in...

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  • Chronic Fatigue/ME

    Just as I started to have hope and short bursts of energy in this fine weather, along comes a change in barometric weather pressure and i'm hit by a tidal wave. I can't believe how much my health is dictated by the weather!! I was feeling great these last few days in the heat and high pressure.This...

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  • Felt so weird for 9 weeks CFS??

    I honestly don't know if I have CFS or what. But nothing like this has ever happened to me in my life. Before 27 March 2018 I was a fit healthy person for my age (64) I went for long walks, loved my food, chopped firewood, optimistic attitude etc. 27 March, was using the log splitter when I suddenly...

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  • Post viral symptoms / syndrome

    Hello eveyone, I have been diagnosed with "post viral symptons". I have not got a clue what it is.Has anyone heard of this. For over two months I have been suffering from the following: Heavy head feeling, unbalanced. constant pressure in the head flu like symptons but no fever. Pins...

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  • Does this sound like CFS?

    Hi all, I first fell ill on the 5th April, later on in the month I got diagnosed with glandular fever but further tests showed that I couldn’t have really had this. I had a low grade fever, loss of appetite, nausea and stomach pains. Fast forward to now and I still get the same but I am much more tired....

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  • ME (mental Health issue)?

    I have a friend with M.E, but it appears the ME might be underlying her other problems. Such as manic depression and lythademia. I think ME is more a Mental health issue that a physical disorder!

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  • How to apply for disability

    Hello I am wondering if anyone has advice for applying for disability for cfs. I am in the u.s. but all advice would be appreciated. I have tried to look up information about applying and people's personal stories but there doesn't seem to be tht many online.

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  • The time to act is now!

    Hi everyone, I’m new to the forum, although I’ve been lurking for many years, reading some posts (mostly the positive vibes where I can) but after recent research I felt the need to connect. Like many I rest around 18/19 hours a day, my phone being my lifeline, Constantly researching & looking for...

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  • HUH study US

    I would like to retract my previous assessment of this study. In fact it looks promising and appears to be seriously on the right track.

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  • My Symptoms with a slight “Sting” in the tale.

    Every breath I take  Every move I make How my body aches Every single day If they only knew Every single day  I really hope and pray On the news they’ll say they’ve found a cure Oh can’t they see  what is happening to me How my body aches  With every step I take First they said...

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  • Can CFS get worse ?

    I've had CFS for about three years now but just lately I've got so very exhausted, worse than normal, which is bad enough. But the specialist I saw said It does not get worse!!! Anyone got worse??

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  • CVS & HVC Co-morbidity

    My question is if anyone has been diagnosed with having both CFS and Hepatitis C and is still suffering with CFS while having been cleared of CFS. My second question is the same but asks about HIV and CFS.

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  • Fibro/cfs or hormones

    I cannot work out which, some days fibro, some day cfs some days normal!! It seems to run inline with my periods so maybe hormonal although tests show all normal apart from sub optimal cortisol and super high progesterone, neither of which doctors seem concerned about! Where to start with a doctor for...

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  • CFS and back paint, spine cracking

    Anyone get is at all.. for months now I've been getting weaker in my back... I can tense my muscles and crack my back, even breathing in can make it crack... I tend to get lose muscle days / weeks, then for some reason it will go away a bit.. but then its back, cracking away like made... and so tired...

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  • CFS??

    Basically I have been doctors neumrous times lots of blood tests and scans (I’m only 17) and all came back fine apart from high liver enzymes Bone abnormalities and low vit d all come up here are my symptoms since November  Sinusitis 5 months with post nasal drip .Nausea now and then mainly in the...

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  • Delirious thoughts

    Please bear with me.::. I’m currently high as a kite on painkillers so what I am about to put is the truth I guess ..... the days I struggle... I use stupid amounts of caffeine which can’t be good for me but i have too so I can do anything...I have no quality of life and am depressed... why can’t we...

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  • restless leg...and arms, a hands, and....

    hello, going to tap in to the wealth of knowledge yet again... :D this restless leg syndrome is KILLING me :evil: ok not literally, but it is without a doubt the most unpleasant thing ive ever experienced, and the main reason i dont sleep well on some nights. :zzz: alicia suggested elevating my...

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  • Exhausted for several months now

    I am a 32 year old woman with three children. I am a stay at home mom (although the youngest is in school half a day and the other two in school all day) I have been exhausted since around the beginning of this year. I have had a LEEP procedure is April  last year for precancer on my cervix and...

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  • I have chronic fatigue and slow transit constipation

    I have had IBS for 20 years, was diagnosed with CFS 5 years ago after a series of infections and extreme stress, when I pushied myself over my limits. I was diagnosed then with slow transit constipation and the reason given was long term use of anti biotics for infection has interfered with the gut flora,...

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  • #millions missing

    Hi everyone, Today is the ME Action's day of action in #millions missing. They encourage you to put a pair of shoes on your doorstep with a note. Do check out their information online. Beverley

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  • slow transit constipation

    Hello Everyone, I've had several discussions with you all and it's really comforting although nothing anyone had suggested has helped on a practical level. I'm really worried this time however as my usual large intake of stuff - copious senna and dulcoease - has produced no release at all...

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  • Brainfog and fatigue until the late afternoon or evening

    Hi, My name is Sem (male, 31 from Belgium), suffering from brainfog and fatigue for a long time (6 years) and hope to get some help on this forum. I will try to keep it short. (sorry for my english) Symptoms: - I get up in the morning and after about 1-2 hours I get hit by brainfog (headache, pressure...

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  • Viral syndrome/tingling

    Hello, A few weeks ago, I went to the doctor and was diagnosed with costochondritis. Several days after that, I began to have tingling/numbness in my hands and feet, as well as arm soreness. I then had a numbness in the left side of my face that has transitioned to muscle soreness in my jaw and neck....

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  • Slowly Slowly Getting there!

    Hey All ,hope your doing Ok today ,, My cfs was triggered from what was probably glandualar  fever in March 2015 ,,first 2 years i was bedridden or in a wheelchair ,, ive been trying to pace the last year, and going into my forth year ,, i say im about 30% of who i was massive grief with this...

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  • Cfs

    Skinny, physically exhausted, restless legs. Can this all be hormone imbalances? I seem to have chronic fatigue and Fibro symptoms poking me throughout a day. Pain in lower right side of tummy, scan shows a bulky uterus.  This has been happening all my life every time i have been off contraceptive...

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