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The Hidden Illness Mum And Daughter Want You To Know About

Saturday 11 May 2019


From UK news outlet BristolLive:


Helen and Liz Wood
Helen with her mum Liz.

The hidden illness mum and daughter want you to know about

Thousands of people suffer from ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome, across the country

By Emma Grimshaw
10 May 2019
© 2019 Local World.

When Helen Wood was eight years old she struggled with constant aches across her body and chronic fatigue.

She constantly visited her GP who kept blaming the symptoms on an infection.

After years of doctor appointments, Helen who lives in Thornbury was finally diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, known as M.E. or chronic fatigue syndrome.

She was unable to continue school, leaving with no GCSEs, and now spends her days trapped in her own home.

Walking to the shops or even boarding a bus is too tiring for Helen, who is now aged 29.

Frustratingly for Helen, she finds people do not understand her illness and some throw 'strange looks' when they see her parked in a disabled bay.


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