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

    To become a member, simply click the Register button at the top right.


  1. PracticingAcceptance

    Have you tried ADHD medication? (Lisdexamfetamine)

    My boyfriend has ADHD and thought some of our symptoms sounded similar. He started looking up links between the illnesses and found that lisdexamfetamine, an ADHD medication, has actually been tested on ME/CFS patients with pretty good results. It is a small sample size though...