Free tools to help diagnose and manage Complex Chronic Illnesses

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ME/CFS

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder that causes extreme relentless fatigue which does not go away with rest.

Fibromyalgia

is a disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue. People with fibromyalgia have "tender points" on the body.

Dysautonomia (POTS)

describes a condition in which an excessively reduced volume of blood returns to the heart after an individual stands up from a lying down position.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

is a chronic pain condition most often affecting one of the limbs (arms, legs, hands, or feet), usually after an injury or trauma to that limb.

Arthritis

is inflammation of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age.

Polymyalgia

a chronic inflammatory disease, common among older persons, characterized by recurrent episodes of muscle pain and stiffness

Graves', Hashimoto's, Hyper(Hypo)thyroidism

Conditions affecting the thyroid gland which cause the gland to make too many or too little thyroid hormones resulting in various symptoms.

  Sjogren's Syndrome

is a disorder of the immune system identified by its two most common symptoms which are dry eyes and a dry mouth.

Diverticulitis

refers to inflammation of one or more diverticulum (small pockets in the lining of the large bowel); characterised by abdominal cramping, fever and constipation.

Central Sensitisation Syndrome (CSS)

Central sensitisation Syndrome is a condition of the nervous system that is associated with the development and maintenance of chronic pain.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)

is a chronic medical condition and syndrome characterized by symptoms that the affected person attributes to low-level chemical exposures to commonly used chemicals.

Lyme Disease

is a bacterial infection you get from the bite of an infected tick. The first symptom is usually a rash, which may look like a bull's eye

Haemochromatosis

is a genetic disorder of iron metabolism, whereby a person absorbs too much iron. It is common for people with this disorder to go undiagnosed for some time.

Lupus

is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body's immune system attacks your own tissues and organs.

Addison's Disease

is a  disorder where the adrenal glands do not produce enough steroid hormones. Symptoms generally come on slowly.

Raynaud's Disease

is a rare disorder of the blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes. It causes the blood vessels to narrow when you are cold or feeling stressed

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

any combination of common disturbances of the bowel, as diarrhea or constipation, occurring with abdominal pain.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are the principal types of inflammatory bowel disease.

Post Polio Syndrome

refers to a cluster of potentially disabling signs and symptoms that appear decades — an average of 30 to 40 years — after the initial polio illness.

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