Author: Ben HsuBorger

Invite Congress to experience UNREST film and VR!

#MEAction is teaming up with the Time for Unrest campaign and Solve ME/CFS Initiative to bring two new exciting opportunities to educate people on Capitol Hill about ME next week. On Wednesday, September 13, there will be a screening of the the Sundance award winning film, Unrest, directed by and featuring Jennifer Brea. Then on

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3 Ways You Can Join in a #TimeforUnrest

Update: View a recording of the call here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQWgvK1UsdQ ————————— The September kickoff of the #TimeforUnrest campaign is just around the corner, and we at #MEAction couldn’t be more excited! Last week we recorded our first community call where we got to know the Unrest team, hear about the film’s release plan and got a sneak peek into the impact campaign and its

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Support Severe ME Day: Join the Silence Challenge

August 8th is Severe ME Day. It is a day of awareness raising for those suffering severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis as well as a day of remembrance. August 8th was the birthday of Sophia Mirza, a 32 year-old woman who died of ME. One way you can participate and raise awareness for Severe ME Day is

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Troubled by NICE guidelines? Three easy ways you can help

When you go to the doctor, you expect treatment to help, not harm you. But the NICE (NHS) guidelines for ME/CFS only recommend two main therapies for ME: Graded Exercise Therapy (GET – which asks you to gradually increase your exercise each week, ignoring any worsening symptoms) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The majority of

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Write to Your MP in 5 Minutes about the ME/CFS NICE Guidelines

  The NHS’ NICE guidelines are badly out of date, and only offer two main treatments: Graded Exercise Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. We’ve just heard that NICE, despite being due for a revision this year, are intending not to revise the guidelines after all. This is worrying for all patients who have been harmed

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