- Allergies and Intolerances (InterAction 69, Autumn 2009)
Consultant Psychologist Dr Jenny Watts, who has M.E., set out to investigate allergies and intolerances and the treatments used to alleviate them.
- Swine Flu (InterAction 69, Autumn 2009)
We draw together the general information available from relevant sources, and Prof. Tony Pinching offers some comments about what all this may signify for people with M.E.
Articles which were published in 2008 or earlier (listed below) may only appear in PDF format. Please be aware that this is an historical archive ie. information will become increasingly out-of-date as time goes on.
- Gadgets and gizmos (InterAction 63, Spring 2008)
From grippers to scooters, Rachel Baker looks at handy devices to help make life easier.
- Sleep revisited (InterAction 61, Autumn 2007)
We ask Dr Neil Abbot, ME Research UK, for his views on this common issue for people with M.E.
- Wide eyed and restless (InterAction 60, Summer 2007)
Virtually every person with M.E. I have spoken to tells me that they have experienced some degree of sleep disorder during their illness, says Elaine Myers.
- Sense and sensitivity (InterAction 59, Spring 2007)
Dr Jenny Watts investigates sensitivity to noise and bright light and their effect on everyday life and see what help is available.
- Dazed and confused: Brain fog (the sequel) (InterAction 53, Autumn 2005)
Simon Pimenta takes a look at some of the approaches readers are trying to manage their cognitivie symptoms.
- Tired or toxic? Understanding multiple chemical sensitivity (InterAction 52)
Richard Dunn and Theresa Coe explain what is known about multiple chemical sensitivity and what help is available.
- Worried sick? (InterAction 50)
Symptoms of anxiety can be a physiological part of M.E. or a reaction the the stress of struggling tomanage the simplest of tasks. Maggie Leathley unravels possible causes.
- Book review: Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome (InterAction 49)
Laura Shave reviews Adrenal Fatigue.
- Not tonight darling - I`ve got M.E. (InterAction 48)
Fiona Agombar investigates how couples cope when one partner has an illness that saps energy and limits libido.
- Bone Weary (InterAction 45)
Can chronic fatiguing illness make you more vulnerable to loss of bone density. Glenis Edwards considersrisk factors and treatment options.
- Coping with depression - Compassion is the strongest medicine of all (InterAction 44)
Having M.E. is tough enough without the added burden of depression. Jackie Fenwick draws on her own experiences to shed some light on coping with this 'double whammy'.
- Is Occupational Therapy for you? (InterAction 41)
Referral to an occupational therapist could make all the difference, say CFS specialist OTs Jill Slorance and Heather Page.
- Stressed out? Fight back! (InterAction 40)
Emotional stress can be a massive drain on energy supplies. Fiona Agombar is full of helpful ideas.
- Dizziness - Spinning around (InterAction 38)
Theresa Coe reviews medical advice on managing dizziness, vertigo and balance problems.
- FMS - Hurting all over (InterAction 37)
Annabel Schleutker looks at the overlap between FMS and M.E., and outlines treatments that could help.