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ME Awareness: Failure To Accurately Diagnose Can Lead To Lifetime Of Misery And Suffering

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  By Debbie Mckno in the ME Awareness website. My name is Debbie. Here is the story of my long, exhausting, and difficult battle to get diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. From 17 years old, I was told by doctors, “You are just run down.” I had constant infections, viruses, and chronic tonsillitis. Feeling […]

Misdiagnosis Of M.E. & Missed Diagnoses Of Other Diseases

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  By Jo Best in The ME Chatroom.   There is a high rate of misdiagnosis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and of doctors missing other medical conditions, either at onset or over the years of having the disease. ME is a “serious and life-threatening disease” (FDA) in itself, but several symptoms overlap with other medical conditions, […]

Through The Looking Glass: Cerebral Spinal Fluid Leaks & Ehlers Danlos Syndrome – An Alternate Reality To ME/CFS ?

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  by Caroline Christian in Health Rising.   Caroline returns with a not uncommon story of a complicated chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) diagnosis. From fibromyalgia to Ehlers-Danlos syndromes to postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) to mast cell activation syndrome (MAST) to intracranial hypertension to mold sensitivity (and more), the number of alternate or comorbid diagnoses associated with […]

A Plea From A Fallen Doctor On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

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  From Reddit.   I was educated at Baylor and practiced medicine for 30 years. I had a thriving practice, a rich social life, and excellent physical and mental health. I loved what I did and loved my life. I ran marathons, spoke at conferences, and chaired non-profits. I am now completely bedridden from post […]

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