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05 July, 2021

Long Covid Has Reignited Polarisation In Approaches To Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many long covid patients are experiencing extreme fatigue, a situation which has reignited the polarization in approaches to treatment and rehabilitation of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a special report.

04 July, 2021

Why Women Are More Likely To Suffer From Long Covid

Post-Covid, Post-Sars and Post-Mers syndromes all include persistent fatigue and pain, and show strong similarities to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a condition more common in women than men.

03 July, 2021

Fibromyalgia And Treating Chronic Pain

Since she was a teenager Nikki Marshall remembers having painful periods and for decades has received treatments for a variety of chronic pain conditions, including fibromyalgia, endometriosis and migraine. But it’s only recently that Nikki became aware that the different types of pain she’s suffered throughout her life may all have been related. In this episode we explore Nikki’s story and speak to Dr Susan Evans about the source of chronic pain and what can be done to treat it.

02 July, 2021

Sufferers Of Chronic Pain Have Long Been Told It’s All In Their Head. We Now Know That’s Wrong

In the first of a series looking at chronic pain and long Covid, Linda Geddes explores the growing realisation that pain can be a disease in and of itself – and the pandemic could be making it worse.

01 July, 2021

The Disorder That Brought A Pro Climber Down To Earth

A podcast featuring ME/CFS sufferer Mason Earle.

30 June, 2021

‘It’s Ruined My Life’: One In 20 COVID Cases Has Long-Term Symptoms

One in 20 COVID-19 cases from NSW’s first wave was still suffering from symptoms three months after contracting the disease.

29 June, 2021

People with fibromyalgia substituting CBD for opioids to manage pain

The cannabis-derived substance provides fewer side effects, with less potential for abuse.

28 June, 2021

Long Covid May Help Us Understand Other Chronic Diseases

Scientists are starting to wonder just how many mysterious ailments may stem from viral or bacterial infections.

27 June, 2021

The Disorder That Brought A Pro Climber Down To Earth

A podcast featuring US ME/CFS sufferer Mason Earle.

26 June, 2021

Why Are Women More Prone To Long Covid?

While men over 50 tend to suffer the most acute symptoms of coronavirus, women who get long Covid outnumber men by as much as four to one.

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