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16 December, 2022

NAO Is “Ready To Put Out A New Sound And Experiment”

The singer tells NME about getting "back in the game" and her hope for the future. Having Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, NAO spoke of how she found it hard to keep up with the high-octane lifestyle of an artist.

16 December, 2022

But You Don’t Look Sick: My Invisible Illness Journey

I am writing this story from bed. I often find myself working from bed these days, something I still struggle to come to terms with. I am a 100% disabled combat veteran. I live with a tapestry of autoimmune issues garnered from a combination of a condition called autoimmunity, 10 years of service and three combat tours as an Army photojournalist. My wounds, although life-threatening and painful, are unseen. The hits my body took were to my nervous system, resulting in a handful of painfully fatiguing, emotionally exhausting and life-threatening invisible illnesses.

15 December, 2022

Nearly Half Of COVID Patients Worldwide Still Have Symptoms After 4 Months, According To A Giant New Study

Almost half of COVID survivors globally—both children and adults—have lingering symptoms four months later, according to a landmark new study.

15 December, 2022

COLUMN SIX | Fighting CFS

After the birth of my daughter Sarah, I never regained the energy that I had before her birth. I thought it was a new mother problem. In my mind, my energy would return in time and I just had to tough it out. When I returned to work my energy levels worsened. My husband and I had a cleaning lady to make my life easier. I couldn’t wait for her to finish so I could spend the rest of the day in bed. I read an article in Canadian Living that talked of a “Yuppie Flu.” The symptoms described what I was experiencing.

14 December, 2022

Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: ‘I Used To Climb Mountains, Now I Need A Stair Lift Because Of ME’

Lizzy Horn was enjoying being a teenager until she was struck down with an illness she has never recovered from. She tells Paul Gallagher how daily life has become such a struggle.

14 December, 2022

Fibromyalgia Presents With A Straight Neck On Radiograph

Barring any other radiographic abnormalities, a straight neck may be a major anatomical aberration in fibromyalgia that has gone unnoticed.

14 December, 2022

Coronavirus: Nearly Half Of COVID Patients Globally Have Symptoms Even After 4 Months, New Study Finds

A giant new research study analyzing nearly 200 studies of prior COVID patients globally has found that almost half of COVID survivors—both children and adults—continue to experience lingering symptoms even four months after their initial infection.

13 December, 2022

5 Common Food & Drinks That May Be Causing Your Chronic Fatigue

Limiting or avoiding these foods may help you feel more energized while minimizing some of the symptoms.

13 December, 2022

It Isn't Just Long COVID. Post-Viral Illnesses Are More Common Than You Think

In the 1980s, many people in the medical community treated chronic fatigue syndrome as a punchline. Some doctors dismissed patients’ debilitating symptoms, including crushing fatigue and crashes after exercise, as figments of their imaginations. Media outlets even dismissively nicknamed the condition “yuppie flu,” since many cases were reported among affluent white women.

13 December, 2022

But You Don’t Look Sick: My Invisible Illness Journey

I am writing this story from bed. I often find myself working from bed these days, something I still struggle to come to terms with. I am a 100% disabled combat veteran. I live with a tapestry of autoimmune issues garnered from a combination of a condition called autoimmunity, 10 years of service and three combat tours as an Army photojournalist. My wounds, although life-threatening and painful, are unseen. The hits my body took were to my nervous system, resulting in a handful of painfully fatiguing, emotionally exhausting and life-threatening invisible illnesses.

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