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FAQs (for patients/people living with ME and FM)

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1. I'm looking for a doctor who knows about ME and/or FM.  Where do I find one?

 

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2. I don’t have a family doctor. What should I do?

 

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3. My doctor doesn’t believe me or my symptoms. What do I do? 

 

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4. Who can help determine a diagnosis for ME?

 

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5. Is there a cure for ME? 

 

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6. What treatments are available for ME?

 

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7. What is pacing and how do I do it? 

 

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8. I have to complete disability forms. How do I start? 

 

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9. How do I explain ME to family members?

 

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10. What type of home support is available for people with ME and FM?

 

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​11. How can I connect with others living with ME and FM?

 

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12. Where can I find a list of community and financial resources?

 

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FAQs reviewed and up to date as of March 2022. These FAQs will be reviewed periodically and updated accordingly. 

 

Do you have more questions? Please email us at support@mefm.bc.ca.

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