• Welcome to Phoenix Rising!

    Created in 2008, Phoenix Rising is the largest and oldest forum dedicated to furthering the understanding of and finding treatments for complex chronic illnesses such as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia (FM), long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.

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About Phoenix Rising

About Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising provides patients with the illness chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) information they can use to enhance their health, helping them to find the best doctors, make appropriate treatment choices, build communities, and thrive as a patient group.

Phoenix Rising maintains the largest ME/CFS online community forum on the web, with a huge database of articles and forum posts about ME/CFS. On our forum, members will discuss the latest scientific research on ME/CFS, help answer the questions of newly-diagnosed ME/CFS patients, and the forum provides a source community support and chat for patients.

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Phoenix Rising was created by ME/CFS patient Cort Johnson in 2004. Some of our history is detailed here.

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