A Child’s CFS Misdiagnosed as Munchausen’s by Proxy

When I read Arnie's story that you can read in full at the link I've provided below on ProHealth.com, I was astonished once again at how the medical community has turned its back on CFS patients and … [Read more...]

The Paranoia of Motherhood with ME/CFS – Will My Child Develop ME/CFS?

I feel blessed to be a mother and it is a privilege that I never thought I would get to experience. I was resigned to the fact that I was never going to have any children, as my doctor told me at the … [Read more...]

Three ME/CFS Severities and Types Found in Children & Teens

I am always looking for information on ME/CFS in children and teenagers and there isn't much out there so when I saw this study from ProHealth, I wanted to include it.   Since I am not a doctor or a … [Read more...]

Phenotypes of ME/CFS In Children and Younger People

I found some information recently regarding phenotypes of ME/CFS in children and young people.  Phenotypes are differentiating sets of traits or characteristics. Thanks to ProHealth for the following … [Read more...]

Mono Linked to ME/CFS In Teenagers

A recent study by Dr. Ben Z. Katz of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago has discovered that teenagers who develop infectious mononucleosis may be at risk for ME/CFS. … [Read more...]

How Adolescents With ME/CFS Perceive Their Social Environment

For years there was concern overthe CDC having the same ME/CFS diagnostic criteria for both children and adults. In 2006, a pediatric case definition was created. To read the pediatric case … [Read more...]

England Receives Funding To Study ME/CFS In Children

The Clinician Scientist Fellowship & Dr Esther Crawley, Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health at the University of Bristol has received 730,000 in research funding … [Read more...]

Pediatric CFS Article by the New Jersey Education Association

Pediatric CFS is a subject that needs more attention and awareness in America. I was thrilled when I saw the article, Recognizing and Assisting Students with CFS. I volunteer at my son … [Read more...]

Pediatric Case Definition for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The researchers at DePaul University have developed a pediatric case definition for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for children and adolescents. Because the criteria put in place by the CDC is for adults … [Read more...]

Children Who Suffer From CFIDS

King 5 News wrote an article on a 15-year-old girl who suffers from CFIDS.  I know it is hard for all of us who have CFIDS, but it has to be especially difficult on teenagers.  Your teen years are … [Read more...]

ABC News Article Regarding Children and CFIDS

Source:  ABCNews.com   By JOANNA SCHAFFHAUSEN Oct. 30, 2006 CHILDHOOD STRESS AND TRAUMA LEADS TO TIRED ADULTS? Two separate studies find that traumatic events and stress during childhood may … [Read more...]