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A selection of articles from our membership magazine, InterAction, which is published three times a year. Find out how to become a Supporting or Lifelong Member of Action for M.E.

M.E., myself and I

If you are facing Christmas alone, you’re not alone, says Rose. Read More

Living with M.E.


A shot in the dark?

How can people with M.E. navigate the scary waters of internet cures? Here are some excellent tips from science journalist and blogger, Julie Rehmeyer. Read More

Living with M.E.


Dear Doctor: Fluctuating symptoms

Our joint medical advisers, Prof Julia Newton and Dr Gregor Purdie, answer a reader's question about fluctuating symptoms. Read More

Living with M.E.


Becoming a carer

Many family members and friends might not consider themselves to be carers – but looking after someone with M.E. makes you just that. Here we share members’ experiences and practical advice to help make caring for your loved one less overwhelming. Read More

Living with M.E.


Sneezes and wheezes

Do you struggle with hay fever symptoms? Here are some tips for managing hay fever from our volunteer pharmacist, Emily Beardall, and people with M.E. Read More

Living with M.E.


Dear doctor: heart problems and M.E.

Our joint medical advisers, Prof Julia Newton and Dr Gregor Purdie, answer a reader's question about heart problems and M.E. Read More

Living with M.E.


Don’t panic!

Finding ways to manage anxiety won’t cure your M.E., but it can help alleviate the psychological consequences. Read More

Living with M.E.


Taking back control

Diane Shortland attended an NHS M.E. self-management course, and came away with a set of invaluable new tools for managing life with the illness. Read More

Living with M.E.


Dear doctor: Postural tachycardia syndrome and M.E.

Our medical adviser, Prof Julia Newton, answers a reader's question about postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) and M.E. Read More

Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


Festive cheer

We know some people with M.E. find Christmas and New Year difficult, but what’s one thing you’re looking forward to over the holiday season? Read More

Living with M.E.


"We always leave feeling better"

Some MS Centres across the UK are able to offer services and support to people with M.E. We visited Swindon MS Centre to find out more. Read More

Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


Nature’s therapy

Studies have shown that many people benefit from being exposed to nature. Wildlife enthusiast Graham Sparshott explores some easy ways people with M.E. can enjoy what the natural world has to offer. Read More

Living with M.E.