Community News

Sussex ME Society on managing the aftermath of the virus

May 25, 2020

The Sussex ME Society, that works for those affected by chronic fatigue syndrome known as ME, has made available the latest information on how to manage the aftermath of the Coronavirus.

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ME – Study suggests malfunction of the autonomic nervous system

Besi Besemar July 2, 2019

A research team at Sussex University and Brighton Medical school have been conducting studies into ME or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia that suggests the illnesses involve a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system known as dysautonomia.

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General News

ME taken very seriously!

Besi Besemar April 15, 2019

Researchers at Sussex University are leading the way in studying ME or Chronic fatigue syndrome and Fibromyalgia by investigating the post-exertional malaise that is a key marker of the illnesses and also looking at the mechanisms of chronic pain and fatigue.

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In The South

Healthy volunteers needed for M.E. research

Besi Besemar April 10, 2019

A research team at the neurosciences department of Sussex University are keen to recruit healthy controls for a study being carried out looking at the brain-body mechanisms of chronic pain and fatigue in those affected by Chronic fatigue syndrome and Fibromyalgia that affects a good number of LGBT folk.

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New doctors guidelines for severe ME

Gary Hart January 28, 2019

The Sussex ME Society works for the nearly 5,000 people in the county affected by Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome(CFS) including many people from the LGBT communities here in Brighton and Hove.

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Brighton MPs Support ME

Besi Besemar July 15, 2018

Brighton Kemptown & Peacehaven MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle and Brighton Pavilion MP, Caroline Lucas, who is a Patron to the Sussex ME Society have both written to Department of Health ministers pressing for further funding to be made available for services and research into ME or Chronic fatigue syndrome.

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FEATURE: What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

March 31, 2018

How to cope with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Dr Rajendra Sharma. There are no specific tests in conventional medicine for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and diagnosis is based on the patient’s symptoms. This means that CFS is really a ‘label’ rather than a diagnosis and the label is based on excluding identifiable diseases. 

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