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To Nap or Not to Nap

Many people with ME/CFS and similar illnesses like Fibromyalgia and Lyme Disease and Long Covid, struggle with the issue of whether or not to it’s OK to take a nap. Sleep can be a real problem with these illnesses. It can be hard to get to sleep, sleep can be easily disturbed with lots of … Read more


Using Aromatherapy to tackle Sleep Disturbance

Completing the theme of sleep disturbance there is one more tool that I have found useful: Essential oils. I have successfully used a variety of essential oils in my battle to tackle sleep disturbance. They can be used in various ways. A few drops can be added to water in an oil burner for a … Read more


Sleep Disturbance Self-help: What you can take

When I first had this condition it took me a while to accept the idea of taking medication, as I worried that I would just be poisoning myself and giving my body another load to carry. However I eventually came around to the idea, realising that I really wasn’t going to get anywhere unless I … Read more