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The Hidden ME Too: 100,000 People In Illinois Could Suffer From Debilitating Disease

Friday 11 May 2018


From US news outlet the Chicago Reader:


Katherine Streeter
(Image: Katherine Streeter)

The hidden ME too: 100,000 people in Illinois could suffer from debilitating disease

Chicago researchers are searching for a cure for ME, which is more widespread and serious than previously thought.

By Megan Doherty
May 10, 2018
Copyright © 2018 Chicago Reader

What if, on a daily basis, you had to choose between taking a shower or doing laundry? Making dinner or taking out the trash? Reading a book or catching up on e-mail?

You need to pick. You can't do both today.

If you do, you'll suffer for it.

These are the kinds of calculated trade-offs that people suffering from myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) are forced to make. Our lives exist on the razor's edge between functioning and crashing.


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