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Press release for New Zealand paper:

“New research provides insight into Long COVID and ME: Researchers have uncovered how post-viral fatigue syndromes, including #LongCOVID, become life-changing diseases & why patients suffer frequent relapses”

#MEcfs #CFS #PwME #PwLC

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“Arising commonly from a viral infection, #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis/#ChronicFatigueSyndrome (#ME/#CFS), is known to cause brain-centered symptoms of neuroinflammation, loss of homeostasis, brain
fog, lack of refreshing sleep, & poor response to even small stresses”

#MEcfs
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#LongCOVID has similar effects on people and is believed to also be
caused by neuroinflammation.

Lead author Emeritus Professor Warren Tate, of the University of Otago's Department of Biochemistry, says how these debilitating brain effects develop is poorly understood”
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“Scottish Government backs NICE guideline”

actionforme.org.uk/news/scottish-…

“In December 2021, the Scottish Government commissioned Blake Stevenson Ltd to engage with stakeholders…to gather
their views on the NICE guideline on #ME/#CFS

#MEcfs #PwME #ChronicFatigueSyndrome

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“For this independent stakeholder review, a total of 37 stakeholders contributed. This consisted of 14 clinicians, 10 third sector #ME/#CFS organisations/academics & 13 people with lived experience of #MECFS,
(contd.)”

#MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #PwME
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“and a further 93 people responded following an online survey [on the 2021 NICE #MECFS guidelines] that was
distributed to a wider stakeholder group. The response from the majority
of stakeholders was overwhelmingly positive”

#NeuroME #CFSME #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis
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“ME/CFS: What Psychiatrists & Psychologists need to know” by @DoctorsWithME (March 2022)

doctorswith.me/me-cfs-what-ps…

#MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #NeuroME #MEcfs #CFS #PwME #CFSME

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#ME/#CFS is a chronic, complex, multi-system biological illness with often devastating consequences. It affects all age groups including children, and all social classes. About 75% of sufferers are female”

#MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #MEcfs #PwME #CFSME #ChronicFatigueSyndrome
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ME/CFS “has a worse quality of life score than many other serious illnesses including cancer, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis and MS. 25% of patients are housebound or bedbound.”

#MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #MEcfs #CFS #PwME #MyalgicE #SevereME
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Press Release from NICE about its new draft #MECFS guidelines that are out for consultation

meresearch.org.uk/nice-guideline…

“The draft guideline also highlights the importance of ensuring that people remain in their ‘energy envelope’ when undertaking activity of any kind”

#CFS

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Draft NICE guidance “recognizes that #MECFS is a complex, multi-system, chronic medical condition where there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to managing symptoms,particularly where there is the potential for an intervention to benefit some people but cause harm in others”
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“Because of harms reported by people with #MECFS + the committee’s own experience of the effects when people exceed their energy limits...any programme based on fixed incremental increases in physical activity or exercise eg GET should not be offered for treatment of ME/#CFS
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“Doctors examining possible link between #chronicfatiguesyndrome and #COVID19: For many, chronic fatigue syndrome develops after a viral infection” by Dr Danielle Weitzer and Dr Christie Richardson

abcnews.go.com/Health/doctors…

#LongCovid #MEcfs #CFS #PostCovid #PVFS

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“By this point, many people can identify symptoms of #COVID19 -- fever, fatigue, shortness of breath -- but fewer know that those can occur after a successful recovery* and closely resemble another illness: #chronicfatiguesyndrome

*I dislike using “recovery” in this way
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“‘About 75 to 80% of #chronicfatiguesyndrome cases are post-viral in nature,’ estimated Dr. Mark VanNess, ‘The viral infection and following immune response are precipitating causes for long-term symptoms.’”

#LongCovid #PostViralSyndrome #PostViralFatigueSyndrome #MEcfs #CFS
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