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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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  1. SWAlexander

    As a severely affected #MECFS patient, I was saved by people who didn't duck away

    because there is no routine care for ME/CFS in the system, but felt "in charge" of me as a person and were willing to give treatment that made sense in my case to make it possible for me - against immense hurdles! Doctors and a therapist who not only helped me to get therapies but also carried...