Are people with ME/CFS afraid to discuss their mental health struggles?

Historically ME/CFS has been dismissed or misdiagnosed as a mental illness – hysteria, depression, anxiety and more recently conversion disorder. Sadly this view still stands today with many doctors, and it means patients can often go years without a correct diagnosis. Many doctors are still sceptical about ME/CFS and they refuse to believe it’s an Read the full article…

Doctor with M.E.: My Journey with “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” – Book review

I have just finished reading the book “Doctor with M.E.: My Journey with “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” by Dr. K N Hng. I believe it’s an important book that has the potential to educate many about the reality of living with ME/CFS. It’s an honest account of life with ME/CFS by a doctor who developed the Read the full article…

Why are we so quick to judge ME/CFS recovery stories?

As a community we are very good at supporting each other especially when one of our own is having a particularly bad time with their health. But one thing I’ve noticed, that I find disheartening, is that we don’t give people a safe platform to be open when their symptoms improve. People seem scared to Read the full article…