13. How To Get Well From ME (CFS)? 10 Areas Of Treatment To Look At

Although there isn’t yet a cure for ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, which has also been called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or CFS), or any one treatment that would help everyone with ME to get well, there a lot of things which really are helping different people to manage the illness as well as possible. And many people who were diagnosed with ME - some of them were bed bound with all of the most severe symptoms for years - have partly or even fully recovered. Here is an overview of 10 main areas to look at for approaching treatments for ME, the things which I think have really helped me, or others with ME - whilst remembering that not everyone benefits from the same things.

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14. Start Here - Newly Diagnosed With ME

What I think are the most useful things that I wish I had known when I was first ill with ME.

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15. Where Are You With ME?

Do some people with ME find that their symptoms get better or worse depending on where they are? Or depending on the weather? It is called the “Location Effect”.

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16. Mould and M.E - A Different World

Avoiding mould in buildings and bad locations has made a big difference to my health. Here I explain where the idea comes from and why.

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18 Gentle Muscle Stretching Exercises - Part 1

Part 1 of 2 videos, showing 18 very gentle muscle stretching exercises, for the neck, shoulders and arms, which have helped me with my ME. Do not push yourself with these stretches, and stop a long time before you feel any pain or discomfort, dizziness or exhaustion. Before you start to try any of them for yourself, it is very important that you do go through them all carefully with your own doctor, physiotherapist or chiropractor first.

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18 Gentle Muscle Stretching Exercises - Part 2

Part 2 of 2 videos, showing 18 very gentle muscle stretching exercises, for the legs, which have helped me with my ME. Do not push yourself with these stretches, and stop a long time before you feel any pain or discomfort, dizziness or exhaustion. Before you start to try any of them for yourself, it is very important that you do go through them all carefully with your own doctor, physiotherapist or chiropractor first.

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