What are FM and ME/CFS?
What is Fibromyalgia?
Description: Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and multiple tender points. "Tender points" refers to tenderness that occurs in precise, localized areas, particularly in the neck, spine, shoulders, and hips. People with this syndrome may also experience sleep disturbances, morning stiffness, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, cognitive problems ("foggy mind")and other symptoms. ....Read More>
What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./CFS)?
About CFS / M.E.: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.).
According to Statistics Canada, 341,126 Canadians have had a doctor diagnose them with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. That survey was conducted in 2003, with the findings just released in mid-2005.
The World Health Organisation's ICD classification of "Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis":
a specific condition under the code: ICD-10 G93.3 ....Read More>