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Best place on earth for CFS

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by pepous, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. pepous

    pepous

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    Hello,

    I am from Czech republic but I think and believe that it is not the best place for living with CFS becouse:

    1. The winter is long and cold
    2. No SEA
    3. There are high temperature swings

    And my question would be what do you think is the best place for CFS sufferer to live? I would like some place where:

    1. It is sunny ideally even in winter
    2. Not much crowdy
    3. Not much air polution
    4. Generally calm enviroment
    5. It is cheap there
    6. There is not big risk of exotic virals and bacteries
    7. No risk of severe gut disbiosis

    And generally not sure what exactly I am looking for but what do you think is the best? From my research it looks that the best would be Sri Lanka, Maldives or Carpe Verde or something like that?

    What do you think?

    Absolutely best would be if many people like me would live there and we all would be in community like our accentors lived hundreds of years ago with no depression, anxieties, CFS and such things :(.

    Thank you for your opinions!
     
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  2. Bansaw

    Bansaw Senior Member

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    I'm thinking West Coast USA. Somewhere where the climate is pleasant most of the year round without being too humid.
    East USA, maybe Virginia, slightly elevated up in the hills... ?
     
  3. dadouv47

    dadouv47 Senior Member

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    Somewhere with a ''micro climate'' in front of the sea. No big changes in temperatures, not too many wind and almost same weather all year ( closest to the equator).

    I live in South of Brazil but I feel so much better when I go to the Northeast of Brazil. it's hot there but you don't feel it so much because of clean air, the sea and some places with a micro climate that are awesome without temperature changing /wind.
     
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  4. Thinktank

    Thinktank Senior Member

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    I'd think the south of Spain would fit nicely, although summers can get quite hot.
    Perhaps California in the USA?

    Sri Lanka etc. and other third world countries are really bad to live with ME/CFS or any other chronic disease.
    - Bad healthcare, the majority of doctors there are very incompetent when compared to European standards.
    - Tuberculosis, malaria, etc.
    - Excessive use of pesticides and herbicides on produce, really toxic stuff! Difficult to find organic produce, and if there is some, it's probably not really organic or cross-contaminated with poisons from other farms.
    - Food poisoning when eating out, hygiene standards are not like in Europe. There are lots of resistant bugs to be found in the countries you mentioned becuase of overprescription of antibiotics.
    - Humid heat, most of us patients suffer from some sort of orthostatic intolerance and believe me, the humid heat is no joke.
    - Lots of air / water / soil pollution because things there don't get filtered, because of corruption chemicals just get dumped.
     
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  5. trishrhymes

    trishrhymes Senior Member

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    Depends whether this is fantasy or a genuine intention to move.

    Trouble is, most places with ideal climates are either very expensive to live (California, Australia - and you need a lot of money or a job and a work permit) or very remote and without good healthcare (Pacific Islands etc.) or tropical and have problems with overcrowding and tropical diseases.

    How about North Island New Zealand, Hawaii, any Mediterranean island...
    Good luck!
     
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  6. Bansaw

    Bansaw Senior Member

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    Hawaii is pig-expensive.
     
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    worldbackwards A unique snowflake

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    Bansaw Senior Member

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    Hull
     
  9. *GG*

    *GG* Senior Member

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    How about Cuba, think people only make about $40 a month. Should probably import a Dr and some medical supplies though!

    GG
     
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    viggster Senior Member

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    Hawaii is generally expensive, although I moved here from another expensive place (Washington, D.C.) two years ago and now I pay less for rent. It's all relative I suppose... Someone coming from San Francisco or NYC might find Hawaii to have around the same cost of living. The climate here is pretty close to perfect - rarely hot and never cold. The north/east sides of all of the islands are rainy and wet much of the time, but the west/south sides are very dry - so it gives an opportunity to see if living in one or another micro-climate works better for you.
     
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  11. Sushi

    Sushi Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Have you found a climate there that seems better for your illness than D.C.--or other places you have lived?
     
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  12. Neunistiva

    Neunistiva Senior Member

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    I live in coastal Croatia which fulfills most of those conditions, if not all. I eat mediterranean diet, cooked meals, no store bought food, 70% of days are sunny, warm mild climate, no big temperature fluctuations, clean air, no exotic diseases since it's middle of Europe...

    and I have severe ME, I am bedbound after 7 years of illness. You can't escape this thing.
     
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  13. rosie26

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    :)

    Winter can still be very cold in the upper North Island. Nice Summer temperatures though.
     
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    lnester7 Seven

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    Not in the mountains if you suffer from allergies!!! I feel best at sea level and see breeze
     
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    Marky90 Science breeds knowledge, opinion breeds ignorance

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    The past.
     
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    I'd say the place to be is where your support network is strongest.
     
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    trishrhymes Senior Member

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    Or perhaps the future after the cure for ME has been discovered.
     
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    Norway.
     
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    Marc_NL Senior Member

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    Mmmm, that makes for a difficult decision because in the past I was younger than in the future, can I have the best of both:
    In the past after the cure for ME was discovered :cool:
     
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  20. pepous

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    These islands are quite cold in winter :(. I am now on Crete and it is not what I expect to be.But in summer it is fine there.

    I need to spent time in winter definately somewhere. My nervous system is in fight or flight / anxieties etc. in winter all the time. I cant be there in winter definately.

    Thank you
     

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