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Podcast: "The Stigma of Chronic Fatigue" - The Patient is In

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Kalliope, Sep 15, 2020.

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    The Patient is In - A Podcast by StuffThatWorks

    Stories showcasing what's possible when people are empowered to advocate for their own health, or the health of their loved ones.
    Hosted by Dina Kraft & produced by Skyler Inman

    September 7 2020 - Episode 11
    For 15 years Joe Landson lived with a mysterious illness—one that is little understood and completely lacking in effective treatment. Joe is one of an estimated 30 million people around the world who has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME. For Joe, and so many others, that means enduring aching, injured bodies and debilitating exhaustion. Compounding their illness is the stigma around it. So often doctors and even loved ones doubt what Joe calls, "a disease no one can see."


    (haven't listened to it myself yet)

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