Symptoms

  1. Post-Exertional Malaise, Fatigue, and Crashes

    Have you lost your physical and mental stamina? Does minimal activity result in muscular and cognitive exhaustion/fatigue? Does it take days/weeks to recover? This is the place to discuss post-exertional malaise, post-exertional neuro-immune exhaustion, abnormal fatigue and crashes.
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  2. Pain and Inflammation

    Many with ME/CFS report a significant degree of pain or myalgia. This is the place to discuss pain, whether widespread, localized, migratory, chronic or acute. Inflammation is the localized reaction of tissue to irritation, injury, and/or infection. Pain and inflammation often go together but not always. Discuss any issues with inflammation here.
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    Latest: Weight Gain on Amitriptyline...? Wonko, Jul 12, 2017
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  3. Neurological/Neuro-sensory

    Do you have disturbances of taste, smell, hearing, and vision? Do you experience sensory overload, vertigo, feeling unsteady, dizziness, seizures, or disturbances of perception? This is the place to discuss neurological (related to the brain) symptoms. Discuss symptoms related to cognition (thinking, reasoning, brain fog) in the 'Cognition' forum.
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    Latest: Temporary paralysis I need your Insights JaimeS, Jul 22, 2017 at 8:37 PM
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  4. Cognition

    Physical illness often translates into cognitive difficulties. Do you experience symptoms related to attention, memory, language production, learning, reasoning, problem solving and generalized brain fog? Discuss these symptoms here. Do you experience irritability, anxiety, depression that are the result of physical illness or related to having a complex and misunderstood chronic illness? If so, this is the place to discuss them.
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  5. Sleep

    This is the place to discuss insomnia, prolonged sleep, frequent awakening, awakening early, disturbing dreams, non-refreshing sleep, sleep apnea, and restless leg syndrome.
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    Latest: sleep meds - cant get melatonin thro NHS heapsreal, Jul 21, 2017 at 5:45 PM
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  6. Peripheral Neuropathy

    Peripheral Neuropathy refers to damaged nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord. This is the place to discuss nerve pain, numbness, loss of sensation, burning, twitching, and itching (unrelated to allergies).
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  7. Immunological

    Do you have recurrent sore throats, flu-like symptoms, and tender lymph nodes; viral, bacterial and fungal infections; reactions to immunizations; and allergies? This is the place to discuss these symptoms.
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    Latest: Question about globulins mermaid, Jul 20, 2017 at 5:05 PM
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  8. Hypersensitivity and Intolerance

    Do you have symptoms related to hypersensitivity and/or intolerances to food, mold, chemicals, medications, and electromagnetic energy? Post about them here.
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    Latest: Intolerance to meds since CFS? cfs6691, Jul 19, 2017 at 1:48 AM
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  9. Autonomic, Cardiovascular, and Respiratory

    This is the place to discuss autonomic symptoms such as Orthostatic Intolerance (OI), Neurally-Mediated Hypotension (NMH), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), and difficulty regulating body temperature. You can also discuss any issues related to the heart, circulation (e.g. poor blood flow, low blood volume), and respiration (e.g. air hunger, difficulty breathing).
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  10. Hormones

    Post about symptoms related to hormone production. This includes both endocrine (e.g. thyroid, pituitary, adrenal) and reproductive (e.g. estrogen, testosterone, progesterone) hormones.
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  11. Gastrointestinal and Urinary

    Do you experience nausea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, dehydration, difficulties with blood sugar, liver issues, gallbladder issues, gastritis, malabsorption, difficulty swallowing, weight loss, weight gain, leaky gut, general problems with nutrition, urinary frequency and bladder dysfunction? Post about these symptoms here.
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    Latest: Bad tummy Mary, Jul 19, 2017 at 1:52 PM
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  12. Skeleton, Skin, Muscles, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

    Skin irritation, rashes, oily skin, dry skin, generalized skin changes, broken bones, fractures, stiff joints, changes in hair, dental problems, nail abnormalities, muscle issues other than pain, and connective tissue disorders? Post about them here.
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    Latest: Weird goose bumps? bspg, Jul 22, 2017 at 2:33 PM
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  13. General Symptoms

    If your symptoms fit into multiple sub-forums or don’t seem to fit into any of the sub-forums, you can post about them here.
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    Latest: Anyone else not notice getting too hot? kangaSue, Jul 22, 2017 at 1:38 AM
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