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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.

Dear Doctor: Diabetes and M.E.

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


When friends turn away

Here, we look at how to cope with losing friends, and the ways that some people with M.E. are managing to build new connections. Read More

Living with M.E.


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


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.


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.


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: M.E. and vitamin D

Our medical advisor, Dr Gregor Purdie, answers a reader's question about the role of vitamin D in people with M.E. Read More

Living with M.E.


The ultimate staycation

You may not be able to travel, but with a little imagination and willpower, you can still give yourself a break, says Anita Neilson. Read More

Living with M.E.


Rose's diary: "I need to hold onto hope"

The first few months of 2018 were difficult for Rose but, like her namesake, she grows towards the sun. Read More

Living with M.E.