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UK Woman With 'Invisible Illness' That Took More Than Two Decades To Diagnose Wants People To Know What It's Like

Friday 25 May 2018

 

From UK news service NottinghamshireLive:

 

Nicola Gray
Nicola Gray, 43 pictured at home in Arnold.
(Image: Nottingham Post)
 

Arnold woman with 'invisible illness' that took more than two decades to diagnose wants people to know what it's like

I can cope with all it can throw at me, but the real punch to the stomach is not being believed or being disregarded.

By David Pittam
24 May 2018
© 2018 Local World

This Arnold woman may look perfectly well – but she is suffering from a debilitating and frightening 'invisible illness' which took more than 20 years to be diagnosed.

Nicola Gray, 43, suffers from exhaustion so extreme that her "life has changed beyond recognition" and she can no longer socialise or work full-time.

This is caused by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and her other symptoms include finding it difficult to concentrate and remember things and suffering severe pain.

Ms Gray, a learning mentor in Sneinton, told the Post: "I have gradually, over many years, found socialising virtually impossible - the energy required and sensory overload, the pain management, the cognitive confusion (the list goes on) makes being out and about extremely difficult.

 

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