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JENNIE: MECFS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Thursday 30 November 2017

 

From US news broadcaster WJBF News Channel 6's Jennie program:

 

Jennie Montgomery
Jennie Montgomery
 

JENNIE: MECFS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

JENNIE Season 2, Episode 12

By Jennie Montgomery
November 29, 2017
© 1998-2017 wjbf.com | Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. | All rights reserved.

TELEVISION PARK– We’re taking a look at a mysterious and debilitating illness that strikes suddenly and robs people of the joy of life.

Jennifer Bray is about to marry the love of her life when she’s struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her it’s all in her head, she turns her camera on herself as she looks for answers and fights for a cure. She discovers a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

So, what is ME? It’s a systemic Neuroimmune condition. An estimated 15 to 30 million people have this, many don’t even know they have it. Researches believe ME is triggered by a virus. It’s gone by many names since the 1930’s, Atypical Polio, Icelandic Disease, Royal Free Hospital Disease, ME, and most recently, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a name that has inflicted its own sort of perceptual harm.

 

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