Tag Archives: post-viral fatigue syndrome

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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