MECFSCommunitycom
Working together on a path towards wellness for those around the world affected by ME/CFS and related diseases.
cfsKnowledgeCenter.com
An open access website to provide information for those around
the world who are affected by ME/CFS and related diseases.
YogaOnthePath.com
Raising funds for ME/CFS medical research by providing sound, effective guidance on the use of yoga to meet physical and emotional challenges.

Coping with ME/CFS with Dr. Nancy Klimas

Now you can personally impact ME/CFS medical research in any amount, quickly and easily. Help Dr. Nancy Klimas and her team at the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University accelerate their medical research to overcome the ravages of ME/CFS.
Know that your donation will be used solely to Help Dr. Klimas' team Help You.

If videos such as that of Dr. Klimas above and others, as well as our Personal Stories section and our Worldwide Map help you to understand and cope with ME/CFS and to locate and communicate with others around the world, we would appreciate your support.
Help Us to Help You understand and cope with this disease we share in common.

Welcome to ME-CFSCommunity.com

Visitors: Please Read

The ME-CFSCommunity is a private community reserved for those individuals from around the world who wish to learn from, and directly communicate with, those who are affected by ME/CFS and related conditions.

Access to this website beyond the Home page is limited to MEMBERS ONLY to protect their privacy.

The mission of the ME-CFSCommunity website is to help members move beyond the challenges of the disease. To facilitate the free and open exchange of information between those who know the most about the true impact of the affliction and are the most affected by it.

Membership in our ME-CFSCommunity is FREE and VERY PRIVATE. Our membership roster is not shared with any other organization nor used for any commercial purpose.

To learn more about servere fatigue, ME/CFS (aka: chronic fatigue syndrome) and related conditions please refer to www.cfsKnowledgeCenter.com, our open-access website.

You are most welcome to join us. You'll find us warm and understanding.

You’ll find us interesting, informative and supportive.

 

ME/CFS Research Funding

The total cost of the National Institute of Health ME/CFS projects for fiscal year 2017 was a paltry $7 million. This, in spite of the fact that ME/CFS afflicts almost as many people in the U.S. as prostate cancer, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer and muscular dystrophy which collectively receive $1,168,000,000 in N.I.H. funding. Clearly, we need to demand more of our government.

Among the steps you can take to support your own well-being from the ravages of ME/CFS:

1. Send email and letters to your representatives in congress (find their contact info at https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials/) and demand that they take steps to increase funding for ME/CFS by National Institute of Health

2. Take personal responsibility for our own health and do whatever you can to support ME/CFS medical research. Consider making a donation in any amount you can afford for ME/CFS medical research.

We have a long history with Dr. Nancy Klimas who is one of the leading scientists in the world for medical research into ME/CFS. You might consider making a donation to her work by clicking on the following PayPal button or the link below it.

3. Talk to your friends or contact them through Facebook, Twitter or other social media and encourage them to support ME/CFS.

 

About Us

I have had ME/CFS since May, 2006 when I had a sudden onset of the disease following a bout of stomach flu. For the first few years I was virtually a prisoner in my home. The overwhelming crashes I suffered often lasted for weeks and sometimes were so bad that I was nearly comatose as you might note in the video below from that period.

In my lucid moments I searched the Internet for help since my doctors were of no assistance in even understanding what was going on in my body. My failure to find anything of value on the Internet led me in 2008 to form the nonprofit organization cfsKnowledgeCenter and begin to build websites devoted to helping others around the world learn about the disease and what they can do with the challenges they face.

Today, thanks largely to Dr. Nancy Klimas, I am virtually recovered and lead a very normal life although at age 75 I don’t run very far or very fast.

As my age creeps up on me I have joined with my long term friend, Cort Johnson, to coordinate our efforts to serve those of us around the world who are affected by ME/CFS.

If you care to help us a little along the way, please consider adding whatever you can afford in financial support to Help Us Help You.

 

Our World

Find members from around the world while retaining your own privacy.
Opt In or Opt Out, it is totally up to you.

Personal Stories

Personal Stories | Your Story

Watch Cort Johnson of HealthRising.org talk about his affliction with ME/CFS on the Personal Stories page.

Personal video & photo essays on how others are dealing with the challenges of ME/CFS.
Your Story is a page devoted to whatever you care to choose to share about yourself.

Research


Cort Johnson is the preeminent journalist in the world on ME/CFS and the very latest ME/CFS medical research.

His blog on is a must-read for anyone (physicians as well as patients and others) who are affected by ME/CFS and related conditions.

Forum

A super active forum covering a wide range of topics of interest for anyone interested in any aspect of ME/CFS and related conditions.

 
 
 

A Worldwide ME/CFS Community

Our members come from:

Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Christmas Island, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,  Greenland, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Malta, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela.

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