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Since its launch in 2001, M.E. Support has published hundreds of inspirational and informative articles, including personal experiences and guidance from reputable organisations.

The M.E. Support Articles Index contains links to popular articles and information about forthcoming publications. You are welcome to send your comments and queries to any of the authors. M.E. Support articles are reviewed and updated annually to bring you the very latest information. Some older articles have been removed, replaced or archived; please Contact Me if you are looking for a particular subject or title.

Below, M.E. Support Ambassador Rochelle Hanslow describes the diversity of this extensive resource.

 

“When you’re diagnosed with an illness that not many GPs even seem informed about, it is really easy to lose hope. This illness can take a lot of things but we still have our voice! At M.E. Support you can not only read about fellow sufferers’ experiences and receive much needed guidance, but you can also be a part of it by sending Louise your own story. The Articles Index is the place you want to go to find personal experiences. It is separated into four different sections:

General Health

Relating to things such as food intolerances, pacing and grading exercise, and alternative medicines.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Here you can find personal articles covering a broad spectrum of life. From coping with family to getting married, even caring for someone with this illness.

Related Conditions

This section is where you can find articles that are written about other chronic illnesses that can be similar to M.E. and that can even come directly with a diagnosis of M.E., such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome and more.

Other

An outlet for feelings in chronic illness is very effective, and in this section you can read how some lovely people with this illness use the time they have now to write literature, poetry and do artwork and crafts.

You are not alone in this illness even though it can get lonely; this area is here to help remind you of that.” 

 

Would you like to write an article for M.E. Support? Personal stories are always welcome and no writing experience is necessary; please visit the Volunteer page for further details.

 
 
 

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Top 5 articles for the week of May 14, 2018:

  1. The Symptoms of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
  2. What is M.E.?
  3. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Diagnosis, Treatment & Prognosis
  4. M.E. Support Competition
  5. Go Blue for M.E.
 
 

Trending Topics

Lyme Disease has received a lot of media coverage recently. The subject is covered on M.E. Support in Lyme Disease / Borreliosis & M.E. in the United Kingdom. For additional help and support, please visit Lyme Disease Action (UK) or LymeDisease.org (USA).

I am currently receiving a lot of enquiries about Candida. Please take a moment to read Candida & M.E. by Medical Herbalist Jo Dunbar. You are welcome to contact Jo at her clinic for more guidance.

 
 
 

Unrest Review

My brother Stuart and I went to our local screening of Unrest recently, an award-winning documentary film about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

Jennifer Brea is about to marry the love of her life when she’s struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her “it’s all in her head”, she turns her camera on herself and her community as she looks for answers and fights for a cure.

Although it was emotionally challenging to watch, we are pleased to share our views on this groundbreaking film with you.

 
 
 

Featured Product

These lovely enamel Pin Badges have been specially cast for M.E. Support.

This plain blue ribbon design is suitable for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. The badges are 25mm long and measure 14mm at the widest point (image not actual size). They have a nickel finish and a secure clutch pin fitting. These subtle badges are perfect for your jacket lapel and can be worn throughout the year.

They are a great investment at just £1.65 each. These badges are individually packaged in protective plastic bags. If your delivery address is outside the UK, please Contact Me for an Airmail quote before placing your order.

 
  
 
 
 

Amazon Wish List

One of the biggest expenses I have with running M.E. Support is the cost of office supplies. I created an Amazon Wish List so that you have the choice of supporting this cause with tangible items as an alternative to making a monetary donation.

Please consider purchasing an item from the list and Amazon will dispatch it to M.E. Support on your behalf. I currently require the following items and would appreciate any help you can provide:

 
 
 
 

How to Help

M.E. Support currently has a number of Volunteer opportunities available.

M.E. Support gratefully receives Donations and welcomes corporate, family or individual Sponsorship.

Would you like to promote a product or service? Reach potential customers with an Advertising package from M.E. Support.

M.E. Support will be launching fundraising packs and media kits in Spring 2018.

News

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Article by Hannah O'Brien
12 May 2018
M.E. Support Competition
8 May 2018
BBC Documentary
5 May 2018
Website Down Time
30 Apr 2018
Go Blue for M.E.
28 Apr 2018
The Synergy Trial
21 Apr 2018
Forward-ME Meetings
2 Apr 2018
European Network on ME/CFS
1 Apr 2018
Anniversary Statement
28 Mar 2018
Latest Rituximab Study

 

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15 May 2018
Article by Hannah O'Brien
12 May 2018
M.E. Support Competition
8 May 2018
BBC Documentary
5 May 2018
Website Down Time
30 Apr 2018
Go Blue for M.E.
28 Apr 2018
The Synergy Trial
21 Apr 2018
Forward-ME Meetings
2 Apr 2018
European Network on ME/CFS
1 Apr 2018
Anniversary Statement
28 Mar 2018
Latest Rituximab Study

Diary Dates

8th Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium
30-31 May, London

13th Int. ME Conference
1 June, London

Severe ME Day
8 August, UK

CFS/M.E. Research Collaborative
19-20 September, Bristol

CFS/ME International Conference
26-27 November, Queensland

Int. M.E. Awareness Day
12 May, Global

#MillionsMissing M.E. Protest
12th May, Global

 
 
 

Facebook Page

The M.E. Support Facebook Page is a moderated space on the social networking service.

This is an ideal place to read and comment on the latest news, discuss and seek advice on issues affecting M.E., along with getting to know like-minded people.

Simply log in or sign up for free and click 'Like' to join this growing community.

 
 

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Competitions & Offers

Every year, M.E. Support holds a competition to send someone flowers for International May 12th Awareness Day.

Who would you nominate to receive this surprise gift? Please visit the Competition page for further details.

 
 
 

Hire Me

Through my experiences as an M.E. sufferer and webmaster, I have expanded my knowledge of health related issues, along with gaining skills in multimedia management.

I am currently Available to Hire for the following projects:

  • Reviews and sponsored posts related to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis for M.E. Support.
  • Freelance writing assignments in the area of health.
  • Content creation and content curation for websites/blogs and social media.
  • Website development and social media management.
 
 
 

Bexhill Social Group

Alongside my work here at M.E. Support, I run a Social Group for people living with M.E. and related conditions in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex.

These informal monthly gatherings are a chance to meet other sufferers for friendship and support.

 

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Louise's Gallery

Away from M.E. Support I am a keen amateur photographer. I enjoy all photographic subjects,
and I have a passion for capturing light in the natural world.

You can view a selection of my photographs, or purchase prints and greetings cards, in my online portfolio at Louise's Gallery.

Diary Dates

8th Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium
30-31 May, London

13th Int. ME Conference
1 June, London

Severe ME Day
8 August, UK

CFS/M.E. Research Collaborative
19-20 September, Bristol

CFS/ME International Conference
26-27 November, Queensland

Int. M.E. Awareness Day
12 May, Global

#MillionsMissing M.E. Protest
12th May, Global