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18 January, 2023

'I'm Never Not In Pain': Leeds Woman Speaks Out On Reality Of Living With Constant Agony Condition

Astrid Mahon, from Bramley, facilitates a support group for hundreds of people in Leeds struggling with fibromyalgia.

17 January, 2023

‘We’re All Vulnerable’: One In 10 People Will End Up With Long COVID, New Study Says

Health experts are calling for a rethink of Australia’s COVID-19 approach after a new study showed one in 10 people will end up with “long COVID”.

17 January, 2023

COVID-19 Pandemic Worsens Mental Health In Women With Fibromyalgia

“Although the evolution of COVID-19 is favorable worldwide, multiple variables related to psychological health and the response to stressors seem to have triggered symptomatologic responses in fibromyalgia patients,” investigators stated.

16 January, 2023

It Took Me 18 Months To Get Diagnosed With 'Unseen' Illness Fibromyalgia

It took Elle May Rice almost two years to figure out why she was in so much pain

16 January, 2023

‘I Want People To See Us’: A Writer Gives Voice To Long Covid And Mothering From Bed

“Living With” explores the contours of life with chronic illness, from the prelude to diagnosis to new patterns of living, to wrestling with big questions about illness and health.

15 January, 2023

Tributes To 'Warrior' Woman, 32, Who Died After Battle With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Kara Jane Spencer was diagnosed with the illness 15 years ago.

15 January, 2023

NHS Scraps Long Covid Treatment Targets – But Is It Linked To Forcing Sick People Back To Work?

A medical news website has revealed that NHS England has removed targets for the treatment of long Covid. This has rightly concerned many people living with the illness. However, there’s potentially more to this story than meets the eye.

14 January, 2023

Interview With Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly On The COVID Pandemic And Long COVID

An interview with Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly on the COVID pandemic and Long COVID.

14 January, 2023

Scottish PIP (Personal Independence Payment) Or ADP (Adult Disability Payment) Could Provide Up To £627 Each Month For People With Chronic Pain Conditions

DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) is providing financial support for more than 170,000 people with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

14 January, 2023

Manx Long Covid And ME Service Is Momentous, Charity Says

Opening a service for Isle of Man patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and long Covid is a "momentous milestone", a charity has said.

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