Chronic Fatigue syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Also known as: CFS/ME; Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction syndrome; Epidemic Neuromyasthenia; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis; Myalgic Encephalopathy; Post-viral Fatigue syndrome

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Please see below for reliable medical information on Chronic Fatigue syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis produced by alternative providers.

NHS website
www.nhs.uk/conditions

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Is there support?

Action for M.E.

Tel: 0117 927 9551
Email: questions@actionforme.org.uk
Website: actionforme.org.uk

Action for M.E. is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1036419. It provides information and support for people affected by myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.), sometimes diagnosed as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS, or M.E./CFS), and their carers. 

Group details last reviewed March 2022.

ME Association

Helpline: 0344 576 5326
Website: meassociation.org.uk

The Association is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 801279. It provides information and support to people in the UK with ME (myalgic encephalopathy) or CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) and their families and carers. The Association funds and supports research, and provides education and training.

Group details last updated March 2022.

The Young ME Sufferers Trust

Email: via website
Website: tymestrust.org

The Trust is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1080985. It provides information and support for children and young people with ME and their families and professionals.

Group details last updated March 2022.

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