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"I'm In Constant Pain, 24 Hours A Day": Aussie Says She Has Controversial Condition

Tuesday 9 May 2017

 

From News.com.au:

 

Chloe Cox-Haines
Chloe Cox-Haines, 28, says her life has been
wrecked by Lyme disease.
(Source: Supplied)
 

‘I’m in constant pain, 24 hours a day’: Aussie says she has controversial condition

By Emma Reynolds, news.com.au
May 8, 2017
News Limited Copyright © 2017.

IMAGINE living with constant pain and seizures thanks to a debilitating disease that no one believes in.

Thousands of Australians say that is what’s happening to them, and claim they have Lyme disease, which experts don’t believe can be contracted in this country.

Chloe Cox-Haines, from Burnie in Tasmania, is one of these people. She says her life became so unbearable — and doctors were so adamant nothing could be done for her — that she wanted to die.

“I had constant pain, 24 hours a day ... pain in every organ,” the 28-year-old told news.com.au. “I was shaking, having seizures, cramps.

“I’m in bed by 4.30pm. On weekends, I’m completely bedridden.”

Chloe stopped going to social events and had to give up running, which she had loved, competing in regular half-marathons. Now, she asks friends to come to her house so she can go to sleep straight after they leave.

 

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