Women with ME have more symptoms than men

“ME/CFS is a devastating disease affecting a UK population the size of Derby. We discovered that the disease is worse for women, in older people, and many years after their ME/CFS started.”

Professor Chris Ponting, DecodeME Study Lead.

“It is already known that women are at higher risk of CFS, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), and the latest study, called DecodeME, provides new insights into how their experience differs from men. The study found that women who have ME/CFS for more than 10 years are more likely to experience increasingly severe symptoms as they age…”

The press release from DecodeME was widely reported in the media last week. Visit the link below to read more about these initial results, and to sign-up and take part in this important research opportunity.

It’s not too late to join the DecodeME study!


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