Brain (Dense) Fog

Hi, It’s been a while since my last Foggy blog, coping with chronic Covid-19 on top of my usual M.E since March has certainly been a tougher slog than usual. Briefly, I am not recovered and still have lung/chest/rib pain and an excruciating ‘new’ headache that fluctuates. Blood clots are a concern so aspirin (low …

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Pernicious Anaemia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Symptom, Co-Morbidity, or Misdiagnosis?

During my Facebook Live session earlier today (Follow Foggy on @FoggyDog to catch future ‘live’ sessions), I said I’d be interested to receive personal M.E stories from a wide range of patients. I specifically included those people who believe they may have been misdiagnosed with M.E. Shortly afterward I received a message from a Foggy …

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All Good Things Come To An End

Hi, Foggy’s Followers on his social media platforms will have seen that I closed Foggy’s World Tour 2019/2020 yesterday due to issues brought about the COVID-19. Watch this video. eeks ago when travel bans and cancelled holidays/business trips started to cause problems with Foggy’s globetrotting. But, as the pandemic worsened I felt it would no …

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Should The M.E Patient Community Adopt The New Prevalence Estimate of 65 Million?

With ME Foggy Dog, I double-check new research findings with the charity/organisation I represent to make sure we are aligned and consistent. Because Foggy and I are currently fundraising for Cure ME, I contacted the Cure ME research team to get their opinion on the latest published prevalence estimate, before deciding whether to accept the …

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M.E and Sleep

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis fluctuates, everything related to the condition ebbs and flows in terms of severity, duration, and priority. One thing remains constant though, the very annoying issue we have with sleep. You would think that an illness involving constant neuro-exhaustion would mean that I sleep a lot in order to ‘feel better’. Nope. More often …

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