A woman is fighting for her life in hospital after doctors refused to let her see specialists that may be able to help her. She lives with severe chronic illness – myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS). So, her husband has issued a desperate cry for help on her behalf.
Sadly, her story will not be unfamiliar to some people. This is because NHS treatment for this disease is at best dire – and at worst, life threatening.
ME and EDS
ME is a chronic systemic neuroimmune disease, not dissimilar to long Covid. Medical professionals generally claim there is no known cure for ME. As the Canary previously wrote: