Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Synopsis

EPISODE 34 Wed 17 Oct
How do you know if you have chronic fatigue syndrome and how do you manage it?

Meet The Guests

Deb Adams

“It’s a funny thing, that word ‘diagnosis,’ … she said ‘you have chronic fatigue.’ And it’s like, okay, but is that a diagnosis? Do I have it, or is it just a guess at this point in time?”

Dr Mark Donohoe

“Medical doctors can be a problem in this area. Their attitude towards people that don’t fit the easy medical model can harm people.”

Ketra Wooding

“I said to him, ‘how long is this going to last?’ And he said 'it’ll probably be five to seven months', and I was devastated. I’m so glad I didn’t know how long it really was going to be.” 

Alastair Lynch

“The mental side of things started to go the wrong way … you’re just waking up every day and you still can’t see the finish line. And it just starts to take a toll.”

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