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Monday, 19 October, 2020

Will lasting COVID symptoms shine a spotlight on those battling ME/CFS? – SBS News

Evan has been living with ME/CFS for a decade.
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OPINION: The long-term symptoms reported by those who’ve had COVID sound exactly like the ones experienced by people such as myself who live with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). I hope the attention on this will finally throw the stigma about CFS out the door.

Migraines so penetrative it feels like your head is splitting open from the inside. Fatigue so ubiquitous it washes over you the second you wake up in the morning. Brain fog so thick you briefly forget where you are or what you’re reading. I remember it like it was yesterday. And that’s because it was.

No, I don’t have COVID-19. I’m not a coronavirus long hauler, either. I have myalgic encephalomyelitis, often referred to as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

Click here to read full article https://www.sbs.com.au/news/insight/will-lasting-covid-symptoms-shine-a-spotlight-on-those-battling-me-cfs

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