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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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    A Boy, His Brain, and a Decades-Long Medical Controversy

    A Boy, His Brain, and a Decades-Long Medical Controversy No one could deny that Timothy was sick. But when doctors can’t agree on the cause of an illness, what happens to the patients trapped in limbo...
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    If you just need to talk to someone: Phone/chat/email support available to patients and carers

    For our members in England or Scotland, there are two phone or email support programs available to you: ME Association https://meassociation.org.uk/information-and-support-line/meconnect/ Action for ME...