Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (SEID) is a chronic illness that generally manifests as a constellation of symptoms across disparate bodily functions.

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A Patient's Perspective Edit

Clinical definitions are useful for understanding generalities about the illness. But this illlness affects patients in very individual ways, with varying degrees of symptoms. It is impossible to generalise this aspect - the most intimate and difficult to manage - of the illness. So, let's ask an ME/CFS survivor: what is ME/CFS to you?