ME sufferers speak out about their battle with the 'invisible illness'

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS news' started by Sly Saint, May 10, 2018.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    THIS week marks ME Awareness Week, culminating in a campaign day called ‘Millions Missing’ in cities across the world. Leamington and Stratford Observer deputy editor Laura Kearns is using this as a chance to speak out about her battle with the illness and talk to others with the condition.

    FIVE years ago I ended up in a club I did not want to join, and I am still hoping to leave.

    I am one of the some 250,000 people across the UK diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, ME for short, or more commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

    There is no cure and some patients never recover."

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  2. Webdog

    Webdog Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    Holodeck #2
    How about this instead: "There is no cure or even an effective treatment, and recovery is rare."

    I feel it's important that people know there aren't effective treatments. ME/CFS isn't something with an effective management strategy, like diabetes or HIV. Also, until a cure is discovered, recovery will continue to be the exception.
    Last edited: May 10, 2018
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