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    What exactly is ME?

    Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Myalgic Encephalomyelitis also known simply as ME, is more than just being tired all the time. It’s a complex illness with multi body system involvement. It is the total dysfunction of the cells, immune system, and nervous system. ME is a total haywire malfunction of the body and overreaction to mild stressors. It is impairment of normal function The best way I have ever heard it described is by ME/CFS advocate Dr. David Bell as a “slow, chronic sepsis.” Severe ME patients have also been compared to AIDS patients in the weeks before their death. Let that sink in for a while. Symptoms When diagnosing ME, all other…