myalgic encephalopathy


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Related to myalgic encephalopathy: chronic fatigue syndrome, Myalgic encephalomyelitis

myalgic encephalopathy

(maɪˈældʒɪk ɛnˌsɛfəlˈbpfɪ)
n
(Pathology) a condition characterized by painful muscles, extreme fatigue, and general debility, sometimes occurring as a sequel to viral illness. Also called: chronic fatigue syndrome Abbreviation: ME Formerly called: myalgic encephalomyelitis
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Kaylah is one of the youngest victims of chronic fatigue syndrome - also known as ME or even myalgic encephalopathy - after being diagnosed at the age of just six.
One of their childhood friends has had Myalgic Encephalopathy for seven years and has been unable to work.
PainBook makes keeping a pain diary a relatively effortless process and means you can keep track of an illness with ease, something that sufferers of diseases such as Fibromylagia, Myalgic Encephalopathy and Multiple Sclerosis will find very useful.
The following information from ME North East and North Cumbria explains a little more about the condition: | ME stands for Myalgic Encephalopathy, which basically means muscle and head symptoms.
Before that, he'd had a six-year break from theatre after being diagnosed with post-viral condition myalgic encephalopathy (ME).
Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) is a long term neurological illness, which affects a quarter of a million people throughout the UK and 11,000 in Wales.
The newcomer is joined by Sir Michael Crawford, who plays the wizard, his first role after a long battle with myalgic encephalopathy (ME).
SCIENTISTS have developed a pounds 13 home-testing kit which they claim will help identify people suffering from myalgic encephalopathy (ME).
ME - myalgic encephalopathy - was dubbed yuppie flu in the 80s but that was a cruel disservice to Adam and 20,000 other sufferers in Scotland, 500 of them children.
ME, or Myalgic Encephalopathy, causes severe fatigue and can confine sufferers to bed for months.