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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.

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.

25 June, 2021

Swimmer Ella Eastin’s Path To The Olympics Instead Became A Medical Mystery Journey

U.S. national team swimmer Ella Eastin woke from a nap in early January 2020 and fainted in her apartment in California. She hasn’t been the same since.

24 June, 2021

Woman Who Blames Cold Weather For Chronic Pain And Ending Her Marriage Says Moving To Australia Was A ‘Miracle Cure’

A profile of Lydie Cerantola-Eid.

23 June, 2021

‘Stigmatised and ignored’: Campaigners call on government for urgent help for patients with chronic illness

Campaigners are calling on the Scottish Government to provide better help for people suffering with ME/CFS.

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