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UK TV Reporter Shares 'Bone-Crushing' ME/CFS Diagnosis To Highlight Invisible Disabilities

Friday 7 June 2019


From The Mighty:


Gary Burgess
ITV reporter Gary Burgess.

U.K. TV Reporter Shares 'Bone-Crushing' ME/CFS Diagnosis to Highlight Invisible Disabilities

By Renee Fabian
June 5, 2019
© Copyright 2019 The Mighty.

On Monday, U.K. ITV reporter Gary Burgess revealed he has been diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis, previously known as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). He described his “bone-crushing” symptoms before sharing with viewers how getting a chronic illness diagnosis has affected him.

In a post shared to ITV Channel TV’s Facebook page, Burgess said his ME/CFS fatigue was “bone-crushing” and “your worst hangover combined with the flu permanently.” He also described living with symptoms like “full body pain from head to toe,” times when he “cannot find the words to form a sentence” and that “his eyesight and even hearing begin to fade” if he’s done too much.


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