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'It's Not Just About Being Tired' Says UK Teenager Who Has ME

Sunday 16 June 2019


From UK newspaper the Chichester Observer:


Katie Wyatt from Bognor Regis has ME
Katie Wyatt from Bognor Regis has ME.

‘It’s not just about being tired’ says Bognor Regis teenager who has ME

By Emma Grimshaw
Friday 14 June 2019
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“I used to do a lot of walking and family days out, most Sundays we would go on walks to forests and beaches.

“I would spend time with friends and have sleepovers. I don’t see my friends any more. I had to leave college. Having no energy every day is the worst part.”

Katie Wyatt, 17, from Bognor Regis, has ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis, sometimes known as chronic fatigue syndrome or CFS/ME). This chronic, fluctuating neurological condition affects thousands of young people and is the most common cause of health-related long-term school absence.

People with ME experience severe, persistent fatigue – very different from ordinary tiredness – associated with post-exertional malaise, the body and brain’s inability to recover after expending even small amounts of physical and mental energy.

This leads to a flare-up in symptoms including chronic pain, difficulties with concentration, thinking and memory (known as ‘brain fog’) and problems with the nervous and digestive system.


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