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    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, long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.

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    Doctor in Ahseville, NC area

    Anyone know of a ME/CFS friendly GP, FP, Internist, Functional, Holistic, Integrative or otherwise in or near the Asheville NC area? Even in Charlotte, NC if need be. And NO Hunter Hopkins or Dr. Lapp recommendations please. My NP of 5 years told me to find a new doctor as she is not willing...
  2. 20somethingspoonie

    Looking for endocrinologist in UK

    Hello! As the title says, I'm looking for a private endocrinologist in the UK, preferably in the Manchester area. I'm specifically looking into Dr. Tara Kearney and Dr Annice Mukherjee, if anyone has any experience with them. Thanks in advance!
  3. 20somethingspoonie

    UK doctors who will prescribe meds

    Hello! I'm new to the UK and looking for a doctor who will prescribe meds. When I lived in the US, I had a psychiatrist who prescribed Modafinil, which is the only thing that has ever helped my ME/CFS. My current psychiatrist in the UK doesn't seem to believe in ME/CFS and won't prescribe...
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    Fatigue Doctor Recommendation: Dr. Jon Kaiser (based in CA, does telehealth sessions nationwide)

    I've received compassionate, intelligent, and responsible care for my ME/CFS symptoms from Dr. Jon Kaiser. https://www.jonkaiser.com/ He is an integrative medicine specialist with expertise treating patients with fatigue diseases including ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia, immune system disorders, GI...
  5. overtheedge

    Are there any doctors who work with sleeping pills other than psychiatrists?

    I've been working with an ENT for a while now who has been prescribing sleep medications to help fix my insomnia. I've tested the four or so sleep meds he's Rx'd with partial success but after telling him this last med didn't work he says he's out of his depth and the only doctor he can...