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Family Describes Battle With Chronic Fatigue Illness ME
Wednesday 3 January 2018
Irish newspaper the Ulster Herald profiles the McAnulla family, predominantly mother Aine who is fundraising for her son Mark who is suffering from ME/CFS.
Unfortunately, excerpts cannot be shown here as the article is copy-protected. But it's an interesting article.
However, we can show you Aine McAnulla's fundraising efforts for Mark:
Aine's ME Awareness (Hair chop for ME awareness- hair donation to Princess Trust)
Fundraising for ME Research UK
"....doctors do not treat us and science does not study us. How could a disease this common and this devastating have been forgotten by medicine?" – Jennifer Brea
ME Research UK believes that only biomedical research can find the causes of ME/CFS, improve diagnosis and treatment, and, ultimately, arrive at a cure. That’s why research is our focus. We've awarded 43 grants since 2000 and invested over £1.4 million. But research is expensive and becoming more so every day. That’s the challenge we face, and that’s why we need your help.
1 year ago after competed in a local swimming gala and achieving a podium finish Mark's health deteriorated rapidly and he lost the ability to walk & Talk! After a hospital stay, tests and Scans Mark was diagnosed with ME. To raise awareness I have decided to donate my hair.
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