NoVA ME/CFS, FMS, OI, & Long Covid Support Group

CFSupport is the NEW e-list of Northern VA Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / M. E., FMS, and Orthostatic Intolerance Support Group. Please join us in seeking help for and offering hope to those with these and overlapping disorders and similar syndromes (see below). Yahoo ended its support for groups and here we start again.

As they are up to it, CFSupport's moderators share notes and member questions, articles about treatment and research, professionals list updates and more. is our website. Our group, site, list, and notices are informal and all volunteer, approached with care and understanding. We endeavor to keep our posts constructive, encouraging, and informational, and fewer than one per day on average so as not to overwhelm.

CFSupport gives occasional updates on Elly's Gratitude Group (EGG) e-mail, the EGGdish, a group who members help each other shift focus to what is working well, what can be appreciated, and to experience how our perspective influences health. We encourage each other to spend more energy on the uplifting and less energy on the draining. 

CFS & CFIDS -Chronic Fatigue (and Immune Dysfunction) Syndrome
FM & FMS -Fibromyalgia and Fibromyalgia Syndrome
ME -Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Encephalopathy
OI -Orthostatic Intolerance (Problems upright & still). Eg: MVPS, POTS, & NMH.
MVPS/D -Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome / Dysautonomia
POTS -Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
NMH -Neurally Mediated Hypotension aka Delayed Orthostatic Hypotension

MCS -Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
IBS -Irritable Bowel Syndrome
GWS -Gulf War Syndrome
CMSI-Chronic Multi Symptom Illness
cLD - Chronic Lyme
LongHauler - Long Covid - post COVID19 - PASC

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