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'A Slow Death': What It's Like Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Friday 13 October 2017


From ABC's Triple J Hack:


Jennifer Brea and Omar Wasow
Jennifer Brea and Omar Wasow

'A slow death': what it’s like living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Shalailah Medhora
Friday 13 October 2017
© 2017 ABC

Andrew Bretherton was 26 when he caught glandular fever. Even after he shook off the disease, his body hasn’t yet fully recovered.

“I can’t even get out of bed to go to the toilet or brush my teeth or have a shower. Just doing basic, everyday tasks is like a marathon,” Andrew told Hack.

“I felt I would constantly be tired or my legs were in constant pain and I had a lot of digestive problems as well. Doctors couldn’t really pinpoint what was causing it.”


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