Society Logo
ME/CFS Australia Ltd
Please click here to donate ME/CFS South Australia Inc

Registered Charity 3104


Mailing address:

PO Box 322,
Modbury North,
South Australia 5092

1300 128 339

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
10am - 4pm

ME/CFS South Australia Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.


ME/CFS South Australia Inc aims to keep members informed of various research projects, diets, medications, therapies, news items, etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.

Unless otherwise stated, the views expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the official views of the Society or its Committee and are not simply an endorsement of products or services.

Become a Member
DOCX Application Form (Word, 198 KB)
Why become a member?

UK MP Andrea Jenkyns 'Cannot Remember A Day Without Pain' In 15 Years

Monday 18 June 2018


From UK newspaper The Yorkshire Post:


Andrea Jenkyns and son
Morley and Outwood MP Andrea Jenkyns with her son,
nicknamed "Brexit Clifford" because he was
born on March 29 2017, the day Article 50
was triggered to leave the EU.

Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns 'cannot remember a day without pain' in 15 years

By Arj Singh
Saturday 16 June 2018
© 2018 Johnston Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.

An MP has spoken for the first time about her battle with a condition that causes pain so excruciating it can leave her feeling “paralysed” for days.

Conservative Andrea Jenkyns revealed her experiences with glossopharyngeal neuralgia (GPN), which is similar to trigeminal neuralgia, a condition which has been called “the suicide disease, because they say it’s one of the worst pains known to men”.

Ms Jenkyns also has fibromyalgia, a long term-condition that causes pain all over the body and has meant she “hasn’t had a day free of pain in 15 years”.

The Morley and Outwood MP’s reaction to both conditions is to “just get on with things”, but she is speaking out to raise awareness and encourage research.


Full article…


Arrow right

More Fibromyalgia News



blog comments powered by Disqus
Previous Previous Page