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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. D

    ME/CFS... then Covid-19, then Long Covid

    My daughter was diagnosed with ME/CFS as a teenager. She spent several years mostly bedbound (dark room, headphones, etc) doing virtual school to the extent possible. She is now a young adult. She figured out how to have a job and go part time to college remote - has lived with it for many...
  2. frozenborderline

    Possible UTI and nitrofurantoin safety, troubleshooting

    I have bladder symptoms that could be related to prescribed ketamine usage at a higher dosage, or could be UTI. Since covid second wave is coming my pcp prescribed me antibiotics that are specific for UTI to try. Ot would be good if this was a UTI, and if the antibiotics help, bc ketamine...