ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Can Autoimmune Conditions be Reversed? Researchers Make a Surprising Discovery

How One Tiny Molecule Turned into One Huge Health Breakthrough

Nutrients Boost Stem Cell Function

Humans have three times more brown body fat

B12 Proven Essential for Every Cell

Soy isoflavones may benefit breast cancer patients

How B Vitamins Improve Brain Health, Cognition, Psychiatric Problems and Mood Disorders

Dietary prebiotics improve sleep, buffer impacts of stress, says study

Ylang Ylang Oil Not Only Soothes Your Skin, but Your Mind as Well

Exercises to Help Prevent Urinary Incontinence

 
Print Page
Email Article

Today is CFS/FM Awareness Day 2000!

  [ 19 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Tamara Schuit • www.ProHealth.com • May 12, 2000


Did you know that today is International Awareness Day for Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) and related illnesses? Although the day is upon us, you can still make a difference. One of the simplest ways is to write – to Congress or your local government or media. Several web sites offer sample letters you can use (see below for useful links). If you do choose to write to Congress, keep in mind that Lobby Day is June 21-22. It is on this day that Association representatives, patients, and others travel to Congress – taking with them the voices (in the forms of letters, etc.) and concerns of CFIDS/FM patients. Many other sites offer information on grassroots efforts, guidelines for today's activities, CFIDS fact sheets, and Lobby Days 2000 information.

Whether you choose to write a letter or sign a petition, every effort adds one more voice to this important cause and raises public and government awareness.

http://www.cfids.org/advocacy /awareness/2000/info.html
This list offers a CFIDS Awareness Day Packet that includes guidelines for today's activities, advocacy instructions, media tips and sample letters, a CFIDS fact sheet, and Lobby Days 2000 information.

http://www.usa.letterstoleaders.com
Send your concerns to leaders via e-mail! Just enter information into the preset fields and click send.

http://chronic%2drelief.com/Letters.html
Although the Letters to the Editor Campaign is complete, it's not too late write your own.

http://home.carolina.rr.com/run/mab.html
The Message in a Bottle Project (MAB) is a grassroots plan to raise awareness for CFIDS/FM. Empty prescription, vitamin, and other supplement bottles were mailed to the American Medical Women's Association on May 1, 2000. The background of this important campaign can be found on their site.

http://geocities.com/Paris/8922/petitioa.html
Names and addresses for Dr. Devin Starlanyl's online petition.

http://www.unifycoalition.org/advocacy_plans.htm
This list offers many advocacy plans and activities for today.

Awareness Day 2000 is the brain child of Tom Hennessy, president of R.E.S.C.I.N.D. (Repeal Existing Stereotypes about Chronic, Immunological and Neurological Diseases), who gave birth to this idea in 1992 to help raise awareness both in communities and the government. Hennessy's simple thought has now become a huge success with CFIDS/FM patients and their families and friends. Red Cross pioneer, Florence Nightingale, spent nearly 50 years of her life suffering from a disease resembling CFIDS. It is her accomplishments and birthday that we honor today.



Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

Natural Remedies

Restore Youthful Cognition and Well-Being Restore Youthful Cognition and Well-Being
Joint Aches May Have Met Their Match in Curcumin Joint Aches May Have Met Their Match in Curcumin
Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket
Aching Muscles? Top 10 Nutrients to Take Back Your Life Aching Muscles? Top 10 Nutrients to Take Back Your Life
Sunshine Vitamin Has D-lightful Health Benefits Sunshine Vitamin Has D-lightful Health Benefits

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map