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'I Still Suffer From Seizures Weekly' - Woman Reveals Her Painful Battle With ME

Friday 13 September 2019


From UK news outlet Lincolnshire Live:


Jess Standley
Jess Standley
(Image: Jess Standley)

'I still suffer from seizures weekly' - Woman reveals her painful battle with ME

"I need help doing simple things like using a kettle and having a bath"

By Emily White
11 September 2019
© 2019 Local World.

A woman from Gainsborough has revealed how she learnt how to stand and walk again following a decade long battle with a neurological disorder.

Jess Standley was just 17 when she began experiencing symptoms of ill health, including exhaustion, feeling run down and a cough that refused to go away.

The 27-year-old was eventually diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, otherwise known as ME, in 2010 while she was completing her A-levels.

"My symptoms were fairly severe but I was still able to complete my A-levels and secured a place at Newcastle to study dentistry, said Jess.

"Living with ME means that the symptoms can be quite varied in intensity and there was a period in 2013 when I had to take six months out of university because my symptoms became quite intense."


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