Supplements and ME

It seems like every few months there’s a new miracle cure for ME, or there was at one point. They do seem to have calmed down a bit over the past few years or maybe I’ve just given up looking. Anyway, years ago, when I had my original official diagnosis so that’s ten years ago, the ME specialist I was seeing recommended some supplements for me to try. Over the years I’ve tried various versions of them and I think some of them do seem to help, though it may all be psychological if they have a positive effect then I’m happy to keep trying them. This post is going to be about these supplements; the ones I’ve tried and whether they worked or not and why.

Before I start this post properly I feel like I should include the standard disclaimer, that I am in no way a medical expert or professional and these are merely suggestions and things to consider. Also definitely consult your GP or doctor about any supplements you might want to try, especially if you’re on medication as you never know what could clash and cause problems. I know that some of my medication can’t be taken the same the as certain supplements so it’s worth checking. Also I’m not saying that supplements are definitely the way to go but they might be worth considering or asking about.

I’m also including a couple of links for each of them but it’s worth doing your own research if you’re considering trying any of them so you can see if they’re likely to have any benefits. For example if you already eat a lot of oranges vitamin C is unlikely to be something you’d get much from.
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