Tag Archives: post-viral fatigue syndrome

Take all post-viral illness seriously!

Take all post-viral illness seriously! WAMES is working to alert the NHS and politicians in Wales to the need to take ALL post-viral illnesses seriously. We’d like to hear about any signs the NHS in Wales is waking up to … Continue reading

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The Health Minister, Covid-19, ME, rehabilitation & NICE

The Health Minister comments on Covid-19, ME, rehabilitation & NICE   The Health Minister Vaughan Gething has replied to the letter WAMES sent to him on International ME Awareness Day highlighting the links between Covid-19, PVFS and ME, and requesting … Continue reading

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Post Covid-19 rehabilitation & PVFS

Physios4ME blog post: Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation, May 2020   During this national crisis many physiotherapists have been redeployed to front-line services, but as time goes on our attention will shift to the rehabilitation of survivors. COVID-19 is a new virus … Continue reading

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ME & CFS – no longer classified as ‘Bodily Distress Disorder’ (BDD)

ME & CFS – no longer classified as a ‘Bodily Distress Disorder’ (BDD) by the WHO   The World Health Organisation (WHO) have finally accepted that Postviral fatigue syndrome (PVFS) (8E49), Chronic fatigue syndrome (8E49), and Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis (8E49) are … Continue reading

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Factors impacting the illness trajectory of post-infectious fatigue syndrome (PIFS)

Research abstract: Factors impacting the illness trajectory of post-infectious fatigue syndrome: a qualitative study of adults’ experiences, by Eva Stormorken, Leonard A. Jason and Marit Kirkevold in BMC Public Health [Published: 13 December 2017] Background: Post-infectious fatigue syndrome (PIFS), also known as post-viral fatigue syndrome, is a complex condition … Continue reading

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South Wales Echo on Post-viral fatigue syndrome

Dr Joanna Longstaffe describes Post-viral fatigue syndrome (PVFS) and advises: the most important thing for you to do is to rest up, maintain a healthy diet and general lifestyle and try to remain as stress free as possible to give … Continue reading

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