Verywell FMS/CFS

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Source: Verywell Website

Verywell FMS/CFS is part of Verywell (health site) and has ME/CFS and fibromyalgia articles which are currently written by Adrienne Dellwo, a Journalism and Communications Graduate of University of Oregon.

Adrienne writes about her personal diagnosis of fibromyalgia and also about ME/CFS. She writes with clarity and simplicity making it easy for the FMS/ME/CFS community to understand complicated information. Topics include research, diagnostic criteria, Rx drugs, symptoms, alternative therapies, advice and more. Adrienne's articles are peer-reviewed.[1]

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chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue (idiopathic chronic fatigue) without additional symptoms. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.
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