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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 (FM), long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.
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some of us would be better off going with a Fibromyalgia diagnosis. It seems to be taken more seriously than ME/CFS.
Walk past 3 houses, if you can't tolerate that turn around and return home. Start with one or two if you have to....don't overdo it.
I havent looked much at fibromyalgia but there must be a reason its so comorbid with me/cfs. Maybe slightly different areas of the brain is affected by the disorders but by the same pathological process.
That said, Lady Gaga has fibromyalgia and also is running a huge music/artist career i think. I struggle to see how a person with mecfs would be able to do that, even the mildest cases. I was mild for years but a career like that would be impossible.
I never tried it.