Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report

Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report – Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Redefining an Illness
Committee on the Diagnostic Criteria for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Board on the Health of Select Populations; Institute of Medicine.

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are serious, debilitating conditions that affect millions of people in the United States and around the world. ME/CFS can cause significant impairment and disability. Despite substantial efforts by researchers to better understand ME/CFS, there is no known cause or effective treatment.

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ME/CFS Paediatric Primer

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis and Management in Young People: A Primer

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex disease that affects children and adolescents as well as adults. The etiology has not been established. While many pediatricians and other health-care providers are aware of ME/CFS, they often lack essential knowledge that is necessary for diagnosis and treatment.

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SBS Feed – I’m struggling, even if you can’t tell

SBS Feed – I’m struggling, even if you can’t tell – A different view of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

When Tiah Gordon watched The Feed’s investigation ‘Fighting Disbelief: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the NDIS’ what she saw did not reflect her experience with the illness – an invisible but still debilitating condition.

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