Energy limiting condition

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Energy limiting conditions or ELCs is an umbrella term for a range of health conition that significantly limits the person's available energy.

"One in three disabled people has an energy limiting condition yet too often we are identified as 'ill', rather than disabled, or worse, we are suspected of faking our disability or cheating. This means our disability rights, in society and at work, lag far behind."[1]Chronic Illness Inclusion project

Energy-limiting chronic illness[edit | edit source]

Energy-limiting chronic illnesses (ELCIs) are:
"health condition(s) that cause symptoms such as physical fatigue, mental fatigue and pain, which significantly restrict your day-to-day activities"[1]

Signs and symptoms[edit | edit source]

Disability[edit | edit source]

Accessibility needs and rights[edit | edit source]

ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Reports and notable articles[edit | edit source]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2020, Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion: Towards an Advocacy Movement for Energy Limiting Chronic Illness.[2](Book, Full text)

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.01.1 "Welcome". Chronic Illness Inclusion. Retrieved April 8, 2022.
  2. Hale, Catherine; Benstead, Stef; Lyus, Jenny; Odell, Evan; Ruddock, Anna (2020). Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion: Towards an Advocacy Movement for Energy Limiting Chronic Illness (PDF). Centre for Welfare Reform. ISBN 978-1-912712-25-0.

chronic illness any long-term illness, regardless of the severity. Chronic illnesses are typically incurable, requiring long-term management.

chronic illness any long-term illness, regardless of the severity. Chronic illnesses are typically incurable, requiring long-term management.

The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.
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