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Ex-Model From Essex Struck With Lyme Disease Warns NHS Of Growing 'Epidemic'

Friday 9 March 2018


From UK newspapers the Daily Gazette and the Essex County Standard:


Michelle de Feo
A photo from Colchester General Hospital
where Michelle, 26, was hospitalised in January.

Ex-model from Essex struck with Lyme disease warns NHS of growing 'epidemic'

By Vicky Gayle
8 March 2018
©Copyright 2001-2018.

A FORMER model who says her twenties have been stolen by Lyme disease wants the NHS to do more investigation into the illness.

Michelle de Feo, 26, went from living in Ibiza to being stuck at home unable to work.

It was while in Spain about four years ago she first began to get overwhelming symptoms such as sudden blood in her urine, which saw her hospitalised with anaemia last month, and severe migraines.

Michelle was told she suffered from vestibular migraines and given antibiotics for the blood loss because UK doctors had no explanation.

The second diagnosis was chronic fatigue syndrome.

Her brain fog, memory loss, back pain and lethargy has continued since then but it took Michelle to become her own doctor to get a diagnosis via private testing.


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