ME Awareness Week 2021

ME Awareness Week: let's celebrate as a community but keep it smart – and  apart! | The ME Association

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a long-term illness with a wide range of symptoms. The most common symptom is extreme tiredness.

CFS is also known as ME, which stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis. Many people refer to the condition as CFS/ME.

CFS/ME can affect anyone, including children. It’s more common in women, and tends to develop between your mid-20s and mid-40s.

The main symptom of CFS/ME is feeling extremely tired and generally unwell. 

In addition, people with CFS/ME may have other symptoms, including:

For more information on diagnosis and treatment.


The ME Association

For useful resources please see The ME Association


For useful resources please see ME Support

Local Support:

Due to COVID 19 this may be offered by phone or virtually.

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Fibromyalgia/Arthritis Support Group – Come along and learn more about the condition. Meet people, share experiences and have your say about treatments and how to manage pain and fatigue.

Please note, Fibromyalgia is similar to ME.


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