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Articles represent the views of their authors and not ME/CFS SA. Always seek advice from a registered health practitioner before changing your care plan.

18 June, 2021

Letters To The Province, June 16, 2021: People Suffering From Fatigue Syndromes Left Behind

My heart goes out to the people who are suffering from long-term COVID-19 symptoms. However, I feel that people with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia have been thrown under the bus, The Province reader writes.

17 June, 2021

Meet The Minds/Brave: Highlighting The Unseen: Bringing Frail, Homebound And Bedridden People Into View With Technology

Links to the video and Power Point slides can be found in the right-hand column of the article.

16 June, 2021

Bradford And Keighley Heroes Set For Gongs In Queen's Birthday Honours

Nagina Akhter has organised a food bank for people struggling in the pandemic while battling fibromyalgia.

15 June, 2021

Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID And May Not Even Know It

More than 30% of those who had COVID are reporting mysterious symptoms that don’t go away.

14 June, 2021

Little-Known Illnesses Turning Up In COVID Long-Haulers

Dr Elizabeth Dawson is among what one doctor called “waves and waves” of “long-haul” COVID patients who remain sick long after retesting negative for the virus. A significant percentage are suffering from syndromes that few doctors understand or treat. In fact, a yearlong wait to see a specialist for these syndromes was common even before the ranks of patients were swelled by post-COVID newcomers. For some, the consequences are life altering.

13 June, 2021

Gordon Jackson is walking 500 MILES to raise awareness of ME

Fundraiser Gordon Jackson is walking 500 miles from the southern tip of Scotland at the Mull of Galloway lighthouse, to the most northern point, at Dunnet Head lighthouse, just to the north east of John O Groats.

12 June, 2021

“I don’t know myself anymore” – the men living with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia tends to predominately affect more females than males. Newsbook spoke to two men who have the condition.

11 June, 2021

Comparing People Who Have And Have Not Received A Diagnosis Of Fibromyalgia: A Cross‐Sectional Survey Within The PACFiND Study

Research that compared the impact of symptoms, and healthcare utilisation, of people diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, people who fulfil criteria not diagnosed, and people with chronic pain.

10 June, 2021

Covid: Patients Grapple With Post Recovery Complications

Most people who have Covid-19 recover completely within a few weeks. But some people – even those who had mild versions of the disease – continue to experience symptoms after their initial recovery, a report by Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research stated.

09 June, 2021

Fibromyalgia: A Silent Disease That Ravages Lives, Work And Relationships

They’re often misunderstood or derided, but simply getting out of bed in the morning is a monumental effort. The Times of Malta's Fiona Galea Debono speaks to sufferers of fibromyalgia.

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