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Staying Safe & Healthy in Extreme Heat

The Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) has released a Heat Health Alert for this weekend. Over the summer months we need to be aware and prepared for the […]

ME/CFS features in Australian Women’s Weekly

The Australian Women’s Weekly ran a feature article in its August 2015 edition, on fatigue. The Beauty & Health Director was receptive to understanding the difference between fatigue and ME/CFS […]

U of Cincinnati student walks to class for first time in 4 years

By: Dan Reimold February 15, 2015 in college.usatoday.com Thanks to a significant amount of recovery from a period of being bedridden with moderate to severe ME/CFS, US University student Sara Whitestone […]

Isometric Yoga Improves The Fatigue And Pain Of Patients With CFS: A Small Randomized Controlled Trial

Research Article: Isometric yoga improves the fatigue and pain of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome who are resistant to conventional therapy: a randomized, controlled trial. Takakazu Oka*¹, Tokusei Tanahashi¹, Takeharu Chijiwa¹, Battuvshin Lkhagvasuren¹, Nobuyuki […]

Treatment and/or Research Centres for ME/CFS/FM

Emerge Australia does not recommend any particular program or treatment for ME/CFS and recommends carefully considering the following before undertaking any management or treatment program: • The program seems right […]

Testing

Various medical tests can be useful in the treatment and management of ME/CFS and may be recommended by your GP or other allied health professional. These include tests for food […]

Pharmaceuticals

Medications can often be expensive. Check prices between pharmacies to save (e.g. Royal Children’s Hospital is often less expensive than your local pharmacy). The following companies stock chemist/pharmaceutical products at […]

Nutrition

For people with ME/CFS diagnosed with food intolerance, the following organisations and websites listed below are useful for more information. Refer to ‘Testing’ for more information on tests available for […]

Health Directory & Online services

Emerge Australia   ME/CFS/FM Fact Sheets and Information A wide range of fact sheets, information and resources is available on the website. Emerge Australia Fact Sheets Better Health Channel The […]

Emotional Support

Family Relationships Services for Carers Family Relationship Services for Carers provide mediation and counselling to assist families with concerns and issues relating to family relationships and the care of a […]