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Living Hell Or Yuppie Flu? The Confusing Fog Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Tuesday 12 February 2019


From Scottish newspaper The Telegraph:


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Living hell or yuppie flu? The confusing fog of chronic fatigue syndrome

By Richard Holt
11 February 2019
© Telegraph Media Group Limited 2019.

A life sentence. A slow death. A living hell.

These are just a few ways that people describe what it is like to suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), or ME. Yet a lot of people don’t even believe it exists. And not just the uneducated masses. Scotland’s chief medical officer, Dr Catherine Calderwood, said that almost half of all general practitioners do not think it is a real condition.

So what is the reality? How do we best see through the fog of contradictory positions on what was once cruelly labelled “yuppie flu”?


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