About ME/CFS

What is ME/CFS?

What’s it like having ME/CFS?

Causes

Disease duration (prognosis)

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complex, acquired condition with numerous symptoms related mainly to the dysfunction of the brain, gastro-intestinal, immune, endocrine and cardiac systems.  ME/CFS causes a spectrum of disability ranging from mild symptoms through to the very severely disabled.  ME has been classified as a neurological disorder in the World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Diseases since 1969 (ICD 10 G93.3).