Discuss NON-RESEARCH related ME/CFS News here in this forum.
Post links to news articles, abstracts, etc about PUBLISHED RESEARCH SPECIFIC TO ME/CFS.
Comment on the full length articles on the Front Page...This is the best and easiest way to comment on those articles.
Find health news/research on another topic that you feel has implications for PWCs? Post it here.
Post information about clinical research projects currently seeking patient participants. Share your experiences.
A place to discuss general issues related to ME/CFS that don't seem to fit in any other forum. If you want a more private discussion, you can post in the 'Members Only ME/CFS Discussion' forum.
THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE CAN DO IS SPEAK WITH ONE VOICE as we fight for real research. We will never see an end to this unless everyone helps.
A place to post ideas for ME/CFS projects, dig into them, figure out how to accomplish them, gather support for them and get them going.
Post petitions relevant to ME/CFS here.
Ways to financially support Phoenix Rising and other ME/CFS organizations worldwide through fundraising appeals, campaigns, online funding contests, etc.
Sleep problems, pain, difficulty standing, rapid heart beat, blood pressure problems, flu-like symptoms, fever, irritable bowel syndrome, vertigo, cognitive problems, sensitivity to odors, lights, sound, clumsiness, disorientation, perception problems
Here's the place to ask for doctor referrals and recommendations. Share your experiences of your time with your doctor.
What tests should my doctor order? What do my results mean? Are there special tests for ME/CFS?
Supplements and drugs - dive in and check out what's going.
Many ME/CFS patients report being unusually reactive to a variety of environmental substances -- toxic mold, gluten, household chemicals, hazardous algae blooms, pesticides, EMF's, mercury and many others. Discuss strategies for avoidance and for lowering reactivities here.
Is mast cell activation at the heart of ME/CFS? A place to post information and discuss treatment.
Acupuncture, massage, homeopathy, amygdala retraining, chiropractric, colonics, hyperbaric oxygen, lightning process, meditation, aromatherapy...the list goes on and on. Dig into the multi-faceted world of alternative therapies here.
Got pathogen problems? Discuss how you're trying to get rid of them. Antibiotics, Ampligen, Interferons, Nexavir, Valcyte, Valtrex, Vistide, Artesunate, etc. all are open game here.
Are derangements in the detoxification mechanisms at the heart of ME/CFS? Hash that subject out here.
A place to discuss treatment, post questions, provide information related to GcMAF.
Discuss genetic testing and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs), and treatments arising from that testing.
Symptoms increase when you stand or sit up? Check out help for OI/POTS/NMH, vertigo etc.
A place to discuss news and research related to Rituximab.
From Dr. Chia's enteroviruses to Dr. De Meirleir's and Dr. Maes's bacterial overgrowth to Marian Lemles H2S hypothesis, the gut is in the news. Discuss food allergies and dietary issues here.
Can lifestyle management make a big difference? Some research suggests it can. Discuss pacing, envelope therapy, sleep hygiene, diet, exercise , relationships, emotional factors and more in this forum.
Working and managing one's finances are two of the trickiest aspects of this disease and disability can be lifeline. Figure out how to manage these fundamental issues in this forum.
Topics related to spirituality and coping with ME/CFS. Threads about how spirituality helps you, relevant experiences, useful resources, prayer lists, sincere questions, etc. Please respect other posters and do not tear down their views.
Replication studies, genetics, effects, the endocrine connection, cohorts, immune system, murine viruses, cancer (!), etc.
Talk about test results, treatment options, transmission and personal issues.
Post interviews, blogs, talks, articles, images and events
Discuss a project to create a Comprehensive Treatment Review Program to be folded into the PR Forums
Patient Data Repository & Treatment Review Project