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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Getting Support

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Topic Overview

People who have chronic health problems, such as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), often benefit from support groups. These groups can be a good source of information and tips for managing your illness and a chance to share your frustrations and problems with others who are in a similar situation.

Ask your doctor or contact a local hospital for the location of a support group near you. Think about the following questions to help you evaluate a group:


Credits for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Getting Support

Current as of: December 13, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Lucinda Bateman MD - Internal Medicine


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