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ME Affects Four Times As Many Women As Men. Is That Why We're Still Disbelieved?

Wednesday 28 September 2016

 

From The Guardian:

 

Shoes
Many ME patients are too ill to take part in the day of action
on 27 September, so they will leave pairs of shoes in
public places as a symbol of the millions of lives
gone unlived, jobs undone, relationships never formed.’
(Photograph: Millions Missing.)
 

ME affects four times as many women as men. Is that why we’re still disbelieved?

Sexism is part of the reason why people with ME struggle to get diagnosed and treated. We need more funding for research into this disabling condition.

By Nathalie Wright
Tuesday 27 September 2016
© 2016 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

Today [Tuesday 27 September] friends and families of people with myalgic encephalopathy (ME) are taking to the streets of cities around the world to call for more funding for medical research and education about ME. I am joining them at the London demonstration of the Millions Missing campaign, outside the Department of Health.

Many ME patients are too ill to take part the global day of action, so instead they will leave pairs of shoes in public places as a visual symbol of the millions of lives gone unlived, jobs undone, relationships never formed by people with the disease.

 

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