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A new Yoga drop-in class has recently formed in Hove to help people affected by ME or chronic fatigue syndrome towards better health. The classes are led by a qualified teacher with a good knowledge and understanding of ME or CFS and fibromyalgia. The classes are welcoming and supportive and encourage people to work at […]

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Research has shown a chronic fatigue condition is linked to a poorly working nervous system.  A team from Sussex University and Brighton Medical school has been conducting studies into ME or chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, a condition that causes pain all over the body.  The study suggests the illnesses involve a malfunction of the […]

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Researchers at Sussex University are leading the way in studying ME or Chronic fatigue syndrome and Fibromyalgia by investigating the post-exertional malaise that is a key marker of the illnesses and also looking at the mechanisms of chronic pain and fatigue. The projects are a collaboration between the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust […]

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A research team at the neurosciences department of Sussex University are keen to recruit healthy controls for a study being carried out looking at the brain-body mechanisms of chronic pain and fatigue in those affected by Chronic fatigue syndrome and Fibromyalgia. The study involves three study visits to Brighton and Falmer of up to 5.5 […]

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The Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society is one of the few ME charities that continues after over 30 years to produce four newsletters per year for it’s subscribed members. Published quarterly, and full of the latest local and national news and developments along with useful contacts.

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The Sussex & Kent ME Society that works for the over 9,000 adults and children in the counties affected by ME or Chronic fatigue syndrome is launching new guidelines for doctors that are caring for those that are most severely affected by the illness. The document has been produced by the British Association for Chronic fatigue […]

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Carol Monaghan MP, Member of the UK Parliament for Glasgow North West, has confirmed that the Backbench Business Committee has agreed to a debate on ME/CFS taking place on Thursday January 24th. Following June’s Westminster Hall debate on research and treatments for ME/CFS, Ms Monaghan has been pushing for a Commons chamber debate to keep moving […]

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Sussex researchers are looking for people aged 18 to 65 who have a firm diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME or Fibromyalgia to take part in research which seeks to understand the biological and physical mechanisms of chronic pain and fatigue. This will involve routine medical procedures, including brain scans, heart rate and blood pressure measurement, […]

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Having a chronic condition, especially one that may be poorly understood like ME/CFS, can have a very real psychological impact.  In addition we also know that body and brain interact in a variety of ways and there is increasing evidence that states that may predispose to ME/CFS like an overactive inflammatory/immune system or abnormalities of […]

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ME Guidlines. Professionals helping those affected by ME or Chronic fatigue syndrome will be interested to know that the Sussex ME Society which cares for many of the over 4,000 adults and children affected in the county has made available therapy and symptom management guidlines for professionals who are looking after patients with the illness. The […]

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