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Chronic fatigue syndrome


* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis
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Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association, Inc.
    PO Box 32698
    Tucson, AZ 85751
    Telephone: 520-733-1570
    Fax: 520-290-5550

  • CFIDS Association of America, Inc.
    PO Box 220398
    Charlotte, NC 28222-0398
    Toll-free: 800-442-3437
    Telephone: 704-364-0466

  • Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Association of America, Inc.
    PO Box 220398
    Charlotte, NC 28222-0398
    Telephone: 704-365-2343

  • National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Association
    PO Box 18426
    Kansas City, MO 64133
    Telephone: 816-737-1343
    Fax: 816-524-6782

  • The International Association for CFS/ME
    27 N. Wacker Drive Suite 416
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Fax: 847-579-0975

Social Networking Websites

  • is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support