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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. RyeRyeBread

    TMW You get banned from a me/cfs subreddit for speaking on misdiagnosis and "recovery/cure" stories

    *Possibly controversial, just fyi* So, I'm on a few subreddits about ME or CFS on reddit. To be honest, avoid most of them, most of the time, because a good chunk of people on there have either gone down the rabbit hole of natural treatments (only talking about herbs, spices, vitamins, etc. and...
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    Factors Influencing the Prognosis of Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Ghali et al, 2022)

    Abstract Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a long-term debilitating multisystem condition with poor prognosis. Studies that examined predictors of ME/CFS outcomes yielded contradictory results. We aimed to explore epidemiological and clinical prognostic factors of...
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    Full remission after 7 years of ME/CFS - What worked for me

    Hi all, just wanting to share my success story and how I got complete remission through an intense autoimmune protocol, low-dose abilify, and getting a cold. Full disclosure the doctor who's autoimmune protocol I followed does absolutely make money from books and very expensive consults, but I...
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    Is it realistic for a single parent to recover or improve?

    Hi - I am a single parent with three lively children and my own business. I have tried everything and have learnt to manage symptoms etc but have not made a breakthrough. It seems one of the main things needed for the body to recover from ME/CFS is to be in a 'healing state'. Even though most...
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