“Threat receptors” are damaged in people with ME

Scientists at Queensland’s Griffith University (Australia) have discovered that “threat receptors” which deal with potential attacks to the body are damaged in people with ME. From www.thecitizen.org.au There are many different kinds of receptors found throughout cells that help them function normally. It is common for receptors to make harmless, tiny changes to the…

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Living with chronic fatigue syndrome: ‘Exhaustion enveloped me for months’

International ME Awareness Day, May 12th 2015 Lives are changed drastically in those with ME. In the young, education is disrupted or limited. In working adults, employment can become impossible – with knock-on financial and psychological effects. For all, social and family life is restricted. Philippa Jennings, 26, has lived…

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