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Crippling Chronic Illness Saw UK Woman Miss 5 Years Of School And Lose Several Jobs

Monday 7 October 2019

 

From UK newspaper the Mirror:

 

Hollie Buxton
Hollie says the condition can leave her barely able
to move when she wakes up in the morning.
(Image: Bristol Live WS)
 

Crippling chronic illness saw woman miss 5 years of school and lose several jobs

When Hollie Buxton's ME flare's up, she can barely move when she wakes up, and the condition has resulted in her losing several jobs

By Brendan McFadden
6 October 2019
© 2019 MGN Limited.

A woman has told how a crippling chronic illness has saw her miss five years of school and lose a number of jobs.

Hollie Buxton, 21, has ME, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, which she developed after being bullied when she was nine.

She missed five years of school as a result of the condition, which isn't eased by resting.

When her illness flares up, she can barely move in the mornings.

The condition has resulted in her losing several jobs, Bristol Live reports.

Hollie, of Bristol, said: “I was diagnosed when I was 10. It started when I was getting massively fatigued and I had a lot of sickness. I thought it was a bug at first, but I continued to get worse.”

 

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