How do you know where you fall on the ME/CFS Severity Scale?
There are different ways of classifying how severe one's ME symptoms are. Some of them are easier than others to use. @Hip does a great job of explaining these different ways of classifying the severity of ME below:
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Today is Severe ME Understanding and Remembrance Day.
In addition to Rachel's excellent piece on relationships, intimacy, and Very Severe ME, there are a few other notable pieces that have been shared this year:
Underexposed, within four walls: A photography exhibition about Severe ME...
Very Severe ME: Are Intimate Relationships Possible?
On August 8th our ME community honours Severe ME Understanding and Remembrance Day, this year and every year. Rachel M. shares her thoughts on what it's like living with Very Severe ME …
By Rachel M.
Hello. I’m Rachel from Queensland...
FINALLY, someone has addressed this very important issue in a publication:
Life-Threatening Malnutrition in Very Severe ME/CFS (Baxter, Speight, and Weir, 2021)
by Helen Baxter, Nigel Speight, and William Weir
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Dialogues for a Neglected Illness is an amazing set of videos raising awareness about different aspects of ME.
The first video provides an introduction to ME:
A new publication from Van Campen, Rowe, and Visser on the effect of sitting up in severe ME:
Earlier this year they published a similar study on the effect of tilting the head in severe ME...
August 8th, 2019: Understanding and Remembrance Day for Severe ME
by Jody Smith
We in the ME/CFS community mark August 8th, 2019, on our calendars and in our hearts. On Understanding & Remembrance Day for Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, we seek to increase awareness about what our most...
Myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) can vary greatly in its severity: mild is the starting point, next comes moderate, then severe. And for extreme cases, there is the very severe category.
These levels of severity are most easily understood in terms of what activities...