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Who is Sarah?

Who is Sarah?

Gillian Lacy says she never doubted her daughter Sarah who has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sarah Lacy, 18, of St. Catharines finds solace in her paintings since she was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia at age 12. She painted Read more…


What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./CFS)?

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./CFS)?

This illness is to fatigue what a nuclear bomb is to a match. It’s an absurd mischaracterization.” – Laura Hillenbrand, battling CFS, bestselling author of Seabiscuit   World Health Organisation ICD classification of “Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis”: a specific condition under Read more…


The Clinical and Scientific Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Clinical and Scientific Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

M.E. Epidemics 1934 1.  Los Angeles City and California State, USA Epidemic among personnel at L.A. County Hospital, Ruth Protection Home and throughout California, paralleling poliomyelitis, often diagnosed as atypical poliomyelitis, sometimes including arthropathy. 1936 2.  Fond-du-Lac, Wisconsin, USA An outbreak Read more…