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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.

Season's eatings

Food allergies aren’t festive, but adapting your diet to manage intolerances is easier than it’s ever been, says a very merry Patsy Quinn. Read More

Living with M.E. / What is M.E.?


Surviving celebrations

This extract from Emily Collingridge’s brilliant book, Severe M.E.: a guide to living, offers advice on making festivities when you are severely affected by M.E. Read More

Living with M.E. / What is M.E.?


Medical Matters - M.E. and Fibromyalgia

Our Medical Advisor Dr Gregor Purdie considers the overlap between M.E. and Fibromyalgia. Read More

What is M.E.? / Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


Medical Matters - In a spin?

Many people with M.E. tell us they often experience dizziness and feel off balance. Our Medical Advisor Dr Gregor Purdie looks at some possible causes, and remedies that might help. Read More

Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals / What is M.E.?


We never gave up

​Sarah Graham shares her family’s experience of M.E. and what helped her young daughter recover from the illness. Read More

Living with M.E. / Children and young people with M.E./CFS / What is M.E.?


Fatigue-fighting foods

​Getting all the right nutrients is vital for health, but can be problematic for people with M.E. Nutritional therapist Olivia Smart tackles the issue.​ Read More

Living with M.E. / What is M.E.?


For the non-believers

This excellent summary of the scientific evidence for M.E. was shared on Twitter by Research Scientist, Dr Mark Guthridge. Read More

Research / Employers & teachers / Health & care professionals / Living with M.E. / What is M.E.?


Medical Matters - ​Tackling sleep problems

Do you struggle with your sleep? Our Medical Advisor, Dr Gregor Purdie, explores the problem, and some of the available solutions. Read More

Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


15 top tips for coping with diagnosis

To mark our 100th issue, we present our 100 all-time top tips from InterAction contributors! These first 15 tips focus on how to cope when you have been diagnosed with M.E. Read More

Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


Rose’s diary

In this regular feature, Rose opens the pages of her diary to provide a frank insight into a life affected by severe M.E. Read More

Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


Dear Doctor: How to keep your heart healthy

Our medical advisor, Dr Gregory Purdie, answers a reader's question about type 2 diabetes and how to prevent it. Read More

Living with M.E. / Health & care professionals


University daze?

Student and Welfare Officer at Durham University, Lorna Reeve shares her advice for coping with higher education when you have M.E. Read More

Living with M.E. / Children and young people with M.E./CFS