I think I may have ME or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. How do I get diagnosed?
It can be difficult to find a doctor who specializes ME. Here is a list of specialists in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, and Australia.
The most important thing is to find a doctor who is open. The IACFS/ME Clinical Care primer is a useful tool to start a discussion with your doctor. Click here and see page 11.
You can also join: #MEAction Facebook Group for Undiagnosed Patients
My Patient Match – a forum and tool to track symptoms and treatments, it matches you with patients who have similar symptoms to you, even if you don't yet have a diagnosis.
I know that I have ME or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but I am looking for advice. Where can I go for help?
If you already have a diagnosis but are looking to find a new doctor, seek advice, or become more engaged with the patient community, here are a few resources:
#MEAction Support Groups – Connect with other ME patients.
My Patient Match – A forum and tool to track symptoms and treatments, it matches you with patients who have similar symptoms to you.
Phoenix Rising – The largest ME/CFS discussion forum on the web, covering a wide range of topics from advocacy to treatment to patient support.