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Listening To Your Body – A Cautionary Tale

Friday 11 January 2019

 

From UK newspaper The London Economic:

 

Bed feet
 

Listening to your Body – A Cautionary Tale

By Ollie McAninch
January 9, 2019
Copyright 2018 TheLondonEconomic.com, All Rights Reserved.

It’s 2019 and still very little is known about Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (or ME for short).

It’s a medical condition that results in long-term fatigue and other symptoms that prohibit someone’s ability to carry out ordinary daily activities, often leaving him or her bed-bound or hospitalised for lengthy periods (sometimes years).

With very few proven treatments, and no reliable information, sufferers can be forgiven for losing hope. Especially after wading through the swamp of Internet self-help manuals to little avail.

For anyone who still thinks this is ‘the lazy man’s disease’ or ‘all in the mind’, I’ve recently watched two friends fall ill to this condition, and it ain’t pretty.

 

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