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CFS treatment ‘should be withdrawn’

BBC newsbeat report, 8 May 2019: Chronic fatigue syndrome treatment ‘should be withdrawn’ A common treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome should be scrapped immediately, according to one of the UK’s leading experts in the illness. Dr Charles Shepherd says graded … Continue reading

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BBC Newsbeat documentary: M.E. and me

BBC Newsbeat film: M.E. And Me Presenter Emma Donohoe was diagnosed with M.E. when she was 19, an illness which many doctors don’t understand and people still talk about as “yuppy flu” – thinking sufferers are being lazy or too depressed … Continue reading

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What not to say to someone with CFS or ME

BBC Newsbeat article, by Liz Jackson, January 26, 2016: What not to say to someone with chronic fatigue syndrome or ME Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a much misunderstood illness – but it’s also more common than previously thought. Persistent exhaustion was found … Continue reading

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