SICK: A Long Short Story About M.E.

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Sick: A long short story about M.E.
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Author Glenn Doherty
Country UK
Language English
Genre Medical Fiction
Publisher Nielson
Publication date
2018
Media type paperback; e-book
Pages 102
ISBN 978-1527226647
Website https://www.amazon.com/Sick-Glenn-Doherty/dp/1527226646/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=


Sick: A Long Short Story About M.E. is a book by Glenn Doherty.

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An oddball group of sufferers on the fringes of society chaotically cope with their mysterious illness. The numbers are growing, the professionals haven’t got a clue, it’s time someone got to the bottom of it.

Set In North London, the story follows the sometimes feckless, Joe, who spends the little energy he has on searching for anything that can make him better.

If you have M.E. read it. If you know anyone with M.E. read it. If you have no idea what M.E. is...definitely read it.

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myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

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