This may help you understand what some of our words and acronyms mean. For more detailed information, make use of your favourite search engine.
ME = Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (which suggests that it is caused by ‘pain in your brain’. An older name now considered to be inaccurate as it does not cover all symptoms)
CFS = Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (a generally preferred name for ME)
FMS = Fibromyalgia Syndrome (Pain in your Fibres – i.e. joints and muscles)
PVFS = Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (Fatigue following illness from a virus, such a glandular fever)
MKCF = Milton Keynes Community Foundation (local charity supporting community groups)
Action for ME = MKMEG is affiliated to AfME, a national charity