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Out Of Sight, But Not Out Of Mind – The Hidden Victims Of ME

Tuesday 15 May 2018

 

From Irish newspaper the Galway Daily:

 

We Are #MillionsMissing
 

Out of sight, but not out of mind – The hidden victims of M.E

By Briain Kelly
13 May 2018
© 2017 GalwayDaily. All rights reserved.

M.E affects people in every town in Ireland, but you might not even know they’re there.

The biggest problem in dealing with hidden illnesses is that they’re just that, hidden. Conditions like cancer, AIDS and others that so visibly destroy lives are easy to empathise with, and rally around.

But conditions that don’t show on the surface can be harder. Myalgic Enchephalomyelitis, M.E, is estimated to affect roughly 12,000 people in Ireland.

But before my own mother was diagnosed with M.E a few years back I’d never even heard of it, and a lot of people still haven’t.

Even the people that do know of it mightn’t be aware of how serious it is, or how many people it affects.

 

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