Chronic Fatigue Syndrom

International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

May 12 is international Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) day. The aim is to increase awareness and research into the diseases. There is approximately 250,000 Australians living with ME/CFS with approximately a quarter of these affected so severely they are house or even bed-bound. Internationally there is estimated to be approximately 17 …

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Managing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome At Work

In the workplace The fluctuating nature of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) can make it difficult for someone with the illness to maintain a consistent level of work. A task that is easily manageable one day may prove impossible the next. Even when a person’s condition appears to have stabilised, it is common …

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epilespsy awareness month

Epilepsy Awareness Month

March is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. It is a global initiative to raise awareness of epilepsy culminating on March 26 which has been named Purple Day. Purple Day was actually started by a 9-year-old girl in Nova Scotia Canada to let others diagnosed with epilepsy that they are not alone.  So what is epilepsy? Epilepsy …

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