27 April 2012
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
‘My daughter’s M.E. affects whole family’
A mother has described how looking after her daughter, who has M.E., has affected her entire family. Jane Batty’s daughter Elizabeth, who is now 25, has had M.E. since she was seven. She has had home tuition since she was eight and is now studying at the Open University.
BBC weather presenter, Trai Anfield, who had M.E. for a number of years, will present the forecast on North East TV for the last time today, after 10 years in the role.
M.E. can often be triggered by infection, but less common triggers include toxins, organophosphate pesticides, vaccinations, major trauma or stress, pregnancy and surgical operations, according to the ME Association.
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