ME/CFS AUSTRALIA (SA) INC
Registered Charity 698
GPO Box 383,
South Australia 5001
266 Port Road,
South Australia 5007
Ph: (08) 8346 3237
(Mondays and Thursdays,
Ph: (08) 8346 3237
SA country callers:
Ph: 1300 128 339
ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.
ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc aims to keep members informed of the various research projects, diets, medications, therapies etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.
Unless otherwise stated, the views expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the official views of the Society or its Committee and are not simply an endorsement of products or services.
Student hub for people with ME
Thursday 2 February 2012
At this time of year, many young people will be considering university options and many parents and guardians will be worrying about them leaving home for the first time.
Leaving home to go to university can be an exciting and challenging time – and, if the truth be told, a little bit scary, especially if you have a serious medical condition. Action for ME, the leading UK charity for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and their carers, has now set up a Student Hub section on its website www.actionforme.org.uk.
It is packed with useful facts to help young people manage their condition and links to an interactive forum for peer support during their time at university or college.
ME is a fluctuating chronic illness affecting 250,000 people in the UK. Many first became ill at school, college or university.
It may be diagnosed as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS). Symptoms include persistent exhaustion, muscle and/or joint pain, sleep disturbance, feeling ’flu-like and having problems with memory and concentration.
The above originally appeared here.
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