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This Illness Is Sucking The Life Out Of Millions Of People - How To Spot It And Why It Happens

Wednesday 16 May 2018

 

From UK news service BirminghamLive:

 

Chantelle Perry
Chantelle Parry, 31, fell ill with glandular fever
two years ago.
(Image: meassociation.org.uk)
 

This illness is sucking the life out of millions of people - how to spot it and why it happens

ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) is destroying the lives of 250,000 people in the UK

By James Rodger Advanced Content Writer
8 May 2018
© 2018 a Reach plc subsidiary

Imagine only having enough energy each day to choose between taking a shower or using the toilet.

Think about how painful it must be to be so exhausted that you cannot play with your son or daughter.

Picture your loved on unable to bathe, clothe or feed themselves.

This is the devastating reality of an incurable disease being faced by tens of thousands of people across the UK - an illness that barely gets any funding and that some people ignorantly refuse to accept as real.

...

Chantelle Parry, 31, fell ill with glandular fever two years ago. The super-fit party animal loved to dance as much as she loved going out at weekends.

Now the Midlands mum to eight-year-old Alice can only dream about dancing.

"I was an adrenaline junkie who had done three skydives - now I can't work, spend weeks in bed and am unable to do anything,” she said.

" I have to rely on others to look after my daughter, cook for me, clean my house and even washing my hair.

"I feel like i have lost my independence and have nowhere to turn to."

 

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