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How to Prove to Your Doctor You’ve Got Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) And Are Not Just Depressed

Wrong diagnoses hurt. They lead doctors to prescribe treatments that don't work and may even be harmful (exercise!) and they keep doctors from prescribing treatments that do work.  They waste patients’ money and, given the fact that the earlier a person is diagnosed with ME/CFS the better chance Read more [...]

Report From San Fran V: Defining Moments – Dr. Leonard Jason on the House of Cards in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A talk on definitions might not seem to be the occasion for one of the more passionate and exciting presentations of the conference, but it was. Lenny Jason is convinced that getting the definition right is absolutely critical for the future of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and he's passionate about Read more [...]